It has been reported to police that on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at approximately 8:40 a.m. three individuals approached Victim #1, a 16 year-old male, and Victim #2, a 15 year-old male, in front of 322 Saratoga Avenue. The individuals proceeded to put their hands in the victims’ pockets, while threatening bodily harm to them. After removing Victim #2’s Samsung cellphone, the individuals again threatened both victims with bodily harm and fled. One individual was arrested by patrol officers. The other two are described as follows:
- 1: Male, black, 15 to 19 years-old, short hair, wearing a bandana.
- 2: Male, black, 15 to 19 years-old, parted braided hair, wearing a bandana and carrying a backpack.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
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