Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Central Park: Police Catch Two Teens, 13, Who Robbed Victim's Phone


By Geoffrey Croft

The police caught two 13-year-olds who robbed a cell phone from a parkgoer last night in Central Park, NYC Park Advocates has learned.

The incident occurred last night at 6:34 p.m.near the corner of North Transverse Road and East Drive.

The victim, a 20-year-old male, said he was approached by the two teens who snatched his cell phone from his hand and took off.

Both assailants, who are 13-years-old, were caught nearby by responding officers from the Central Park precinct. 

Police recovered the phone and the teens were charged with grand larceny. 

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