Park Slope schoolboy mugged on his way home from class

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Two big bullies robbed a boy right as school let out in Park Slope on Tuesday afternoon, cops said.

The 12-year-old victim was walking near the corner of Fourth Avenue and Third Street around 3:10 pm when two male teenagers threatened him and swiped his phone, MetroCard, and one measly dollar, according to police.

A similar robbery went down shortly afterwards, officers told the blog Park Slope Stoop.

Reach reporter Megan Riesz at or by calling (718) 260-4505. Follow her on Twitter @meganriesz.
Updated 10:17 pm, July 9, 2018
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BrooklynGersh from The WT says:
Sorry, kid, but this ain't Mayberry (despite the perfectly Middle American tone of the headline in this article).
Feb. 13, 2014, 10:55 am
John Wasserman from Prospect Heights says:
You won't mind my thanking you for this highly detailed account: I think I know who these bullies are. They are in my son Edgar's class and are never up to any good, whatsoever. One of them smokes, if you don't mind my pointing this out in the Paper in this way.
John Wasserman/Writer/Patriot
Feb. 13, 2014, 3:37 pm
Joe Black from Brooklyn says:
Im sorry 'BrooklynGersh', did i miss something? is it somehow the victim's fault he got mugged in broad daylight by 2 subhuman savage scum trash lowlife insecure cowards who afterwards knuckledragged away? I suppose some coward who's afraid of teenagers like urself witnessed the whole thing but was afraid to do anything about it or come forward as a witness out of fear of getting beat up. oh by the way brooklynpaper, nice description of the suspooks. now we all know who to tell our kids to look out for. If they insulted a cop, their pictures would be posted all over the place though.
Feb. 14, 2014, 11:35 pm
Ik from Park Slope says:
4th Ave and 3rd St is kind of industrial area. I could see how that can happen in that there - hardly the typical Park Slope that one would have been surprised or concerned to see something like this to happen. And I guess the Whole Foods being next door did not help much.
Feb. 15, 2014, 9:33 pm
Jim from CarrollGardens says:
I keep wondering at what point in time will anyone who walks around in Brooklyn using their iPhones, at any hour of the day or night, will finally come the realization that they are sitting ducks for knuckle dragging scumbags.

And what the hell is a 12-year doing with an iPhone in the first place? Shakes head, rolls eyes.
Feb. 16, 2014, 10:53 am
smoove from bed sty says:
wow dats crazy who robin kind in my stomping grounds when I use to live dere no one was ever touched bout to go up in park slope and become a vigilante kno one will get touched
Feb. 28, 2014, 11:49 am

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