Boy, 12, choked and robbed for his iPod

Police are searching for two suspect, a male and a female, after they allegedly choked and robbed a 12-year-old boy. (Credit: DCPI)
Police are searching for two suspects, a male and a female, after they allegedly choked and robbed a 12-year-old boy. (Credit: DCPI)

Two adults are being sought by police for allegedly choking a 12-year-old boy and stealing his iPod in the Bronx.

The victim was walking near Mansion Street and Lawrence Avenue about 4 p.m. on Sept. 8 when the suspects approached him, put him in a chokehold and took his iPod, police said.

No injuries were reported.

One suspect is described as a black male, 23 to 25 years old, 5-foot-10 and weighing 170 lbs. He was last seen wearing a red hat and red shirt.

The second suspect is described as a Hispanic female, with braids and wearing a black T-shirt.

Anyone with information in regards to this robbery is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then entering TIP577.



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