Friday, June 22, 2012

Teen Robbed At Gunpoint In Little FLower Playground


A teen was robbed at gunpoint by two thugs on the Lower East Side, police said, according to the New York Post.

A gunman approached a 15-year-old boy at the Little Flower Playground at Jefferson and Madison streets at about 4:40 p.m. on June 12 and flashed a weapon, officials said.

He demanded cash and the victim’s phone, while a second suspect acted as a lookout, authorities said.

The robbers fled with property belonging to the teen, who was not injured, cops said.

The armed suspect stands about 5-foot-9, weighs 170 pounds and was wearing a black hoodie.

The lookout stands 5-foot-7 and was wearing a gray sweatshirt.

New York Post - June 22, 2012 - By Kirstan Conley, Rebecca Harshbarger, Helen Freund, Jamie Schram and Josh Saul

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