Aug. 10, 2018 By Tara Law
Two 14-year-old boys shot a man with a BB gun and robbed him in the heart of Forest Hills last night.
The boys approached a 66-year-old man standing near a bus stop at Austin Street and 70th Avenue at 1:10 a.m.
The pair asked the victim to hand over his wallet and phone. When he refused, one of the boys pulled a BB gun out of his waistband and shot the victim with a pellet in the torso. The man suffered a small laceration.
The two boys ran away but were apprehended a short distance away in front of 106-15 71 Ave.
The pair were charged with robbery, assault and criminal possession of a disguised gun. As the boys are juveniles, their names have not been released.