Police are looking for three men in the mugging of three young boys inside Central Park last weekend.
On April 2 at about 6:20 p.m. the victims — who were 10, 14 and 15 years old — were in the Northwoods of Central Park near West Drive and Transverse Road Number Four when the three suspects yelled out to them, according to authorities.
The three boys them stopped and the suspectsapproached them and asked what they had in their pockets, police said. The men then went through the boys’ pockets and bags, and took their iPhone 6 and Android cellphones.
There were no reported injuries as a result of the incident and police have released photos of the suspects.
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 or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.