Friday, April 26, 2013
Central Park: 13-Year-Old Girl Arrested For Attempted Robbery Of Woman, 38, - Other Suspects Wanted
These kids are wanted for an attempted cell phone robbery in Central Park. They demanded a 38-year-old woman's phone, but she bravely fought them off. A boy who appeared to be 11 or younger tried to grab her purse. The attempted robbery took place on April 22 near the corner of Fifth Avenue and E. 107th St. (Image: NYPD)
A 13-year-old girl was busted Thursday after trying to swipe a cell phone from a woman walking through Central Park — but police said they’re still looking for the suspect’s pint-sized accomplice, according to the NewYork Daily News.
The 38-year-old victim was in the park near Fifth Ave. and E. 107th St. at 8 p.m. Monday when the teen demanded her phone.
The woman refused and a boy who appeared to be 11 or younger tried to grab her purse, officials said.
The girl was charged with attempted robbery after police got a tip.
13-year-old girl arrested after she and friend tried to steal cell phone from woman in Central Park
New York Daily News - By Thomas Tracy - April 25, 2013