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Teens sought in mugging of 12-year old in Queens

February 3, 2013 7:07:57 AM PST
Police in Queens are searching for a pair of teens wanted for mugging a 12-year old boy.

Authorities released a video of the suspect, one wearing a gray sweatshirt, the other a yellow sweatshirt.

They're accused of walking up behind the victim and pinning him against a tree on 111th Street in Ozone Park on Thursday.

Police say the robbers forced the boy to hand over his smart phone and then ran off.

The suspects fled, and the boy was not hurt.

Anyone with information about the 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 at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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