Boy, 12, robbed at gunpoint in Brooklyn

Police have released sketches of two of the three suspects who allegedly robbed a 12-year-old boy at gunpoint in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn. (Credit: DCPI)
Police have released sketches of two of the three suspects who allegedly robbed a 12-year-old boy at gunpoint in the Flatbush-Ditmas Park section of Brooklyn. (Credit: DCPI)

A 12-year-old boy was robbed at gunpoint Friday while walking with his mother and younger sister in Brooklyn, police said.

Cops are searching for the suspects, who placed a gun at the boy’s back and demanded money in front 331 E. 18th St. in Flatbush-Ditmas Park about 8:30 p.m.

The suspects fled after the victim’s mother, who was pushing the boy’s 4-year-old sister in a stroller at the time, handed them money.

The men are believed to be in their 20s. Police have released sketches of two of the three suspects.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to CRIMES (274637), then entering TIP577. All calls are confidential.


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