NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A 7-year-old boy has a model new scooter after police say his was stolen in Brooklyn.
The Borough Park Shomrim tweeted video of the theft, which passed off close to the nook of twelfth Avenue and thirty sixth Avenue.
Video of the despicable lowlife robbing the now 7 12 months previous little one of his electrical scooter final week. In case you can establish him or have any information, name @NYPD66Pct detectives and the #Shomrim emergency line 718-871-6666. #WeNeedYourHelp #LetsCatchHim https://t.co/TYSTbbI6RC pic.twitter.com/Gb08gHbMJA
— 𝐁𝐨𝐫𝐨 𝐏𝐚𝐫𝐤 𝐒𝐡𝐨𝐦𝐫𝐢𝐦 (@BPShomrim) July 16, 2021
The video reveals the boy using the scooter down the sidewalk when a person all of the sudden snatches it out of his fingers and rides away.
The NYPD says it partnered with group chief Yanky Meyer and Toys 2 Uncover proprietor Yonasan Schwartz to reward the kid a brand new scooter and helmet.
In collaboration with group chief Yanky Meyer and Yonasan Schwartz, the proprietor of Toys 2 Uncover, we have been capable of present the younger sufferer a model new scooter and helmet for him to take pleasure in! pic.twitter.com/lIXYHmgvaP
— NYPD 66th Precinct (@NYPD66Pct) July 13, 2021
In the meantime, the search continues for the suspect.
Anybody with details about the theft is requested to name the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You too can submit a tip via their website or on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are saved confidential.