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Video: Group of six assaults 12-year-old boy at Brooklyn deli

12-year-old assaulted in BK
Posted at 8:59 PM, Jul 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-22 21:04:11-04

BED-STUY, Brooklyn — A group of six males are wanted in connection with the assault of a 12-year-old boy in Brooklyn on Monday, police said.

The incident took place at 5:30 p.m. at a deli on Marcy Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant. The boy was inside the store when the group began punching and kicking him in the head and about the body. They then fled in an unknown direction.

The victim suffered a bruise to the head and refused medical attention at the scene.

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of the males 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 CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM [nypdcrimestoppers.com], on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.