Young kids beat and rob man in Fort Greene

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Police are hunting for a crew of kids — one as young as 8 years old — who bashed and robbed an adult man in Fort Greene in the early morning hours of Nov. 25.

The 30-year-old victim told cops he was on Willoughby Street between Ashland Place and Fleet Walk at around 12:30 am when the delinquents approached him and demanded his phone. The pint-sized punks then attacked the guy, punching him and throwing him to the ground before snatching his laptop bag, library book, and headphones, according to a report.

Authorities describe the suspects as two boys and one girl between 12 and 14 years old, and a boy between 8 and 9 years old.

Police ask anyone with information about the crime to call (800) 577–8477, submit tips at, or text 274637 followed by TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

Reach reporter Lauren Gill at or by calling (718) 260–2511. Follow her on Twitter @laurenk_gill
Updated 10:17 pm, July 9, 2018
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come on from Greenpoint says:
If a 30 year old man can't fend off a couple tweens and a nine year-old there's another problem beyond the crime here. Should have taught those kids a lesson - I'm sure their next victim will.
Dec. 23, 2016, 1:15 pm

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