Above the law: Teen steals Hoverboard, punches boy in Williamsburg

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Cops are searching for a teen who stole a kid’s Hoverboard on Marcy Avenue on April 3.

The 12-year-old boy was cruising down the sidewalk on his board when the delinquent came up from behind, punched him in the head and snatched his wheels, between Rodney and Keap streets at 7:10 p.m., according to police.

The punk ran with his self-balancing bounty toward Division Avenue, left it on the sidewalk and fled on Marcy Avenue, according to authorities.

Cops describe the suspect as a teen last seen wearing a black hoodie, blue jeans, and dark sneakers.

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of this male 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, on Twitter @NYPDTips or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

Reach reporter Kevin Duggan at (718) 260–2511 or by e-mail at Follow him on Twitter @kduggan16.
Updated 12:21 pm, April 19, 2019
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Reasonable discourse

Wilbur D. Horse from Yourtown USA says:
Another case of the Knockout "Game," which is racially motivated. Young black males attack nonblack victims for no reason whatsoever, other than robbery.
April 20, 2019, 5:35 am
Wilbur D. Horse from Yourtown USA says:
I've had it with these spooks and all their ape-foolery!
April 20, 2019, 1:38 pm
Ocasio Alexandria-Cortez from Westchester County says:
Sorry NYPD crime stoppers but you gotta give me a better description of the suspect other than ‘teen with hoodie’. From the pic he looks to be one of the usual suspects, I mean I don’t think he is Korean or Icelandic if you catch my drift.
April 21, 2019, 8:23 am
You're a nitwit says:
Ocasio Alexandria-Cortez, the NYPD always gives out the description. It's the bk paper that omitted it, you dummy.
April 21, 2019, 9:50 am
Ilhan Omar-Cortez from Da Muslim Sistahood says:
Thanks nitwit for admitting that this Brooklyn paper is selectively editing out important pieces of information just so that they could protect certain groups of people. Sounds like fascist tactics, just like your name-calling
April 21, 2019, 1:19 pm
You're a nitwit says:
Ilhan Omar-Cortez from Da Muslim Sistahood, STFU, you dumb snowflake. I have $1000. that says you don't have the stones to mouth off to any Muslim you see on the street.
April 21, 2019, 2:48 pm
Ilhan Omar-Cortez from Minnehaha says:
Whoa there nitwit, May Allah have mercy on your wretched soul and crush the infidels who curse and use the filthy dollar bill for their advantage! Praise be to Allah the almighty
April 21, 2019, 5:47 pm
You're a nitwit says:
That's what I thought.
April 21, 2019, 5:58 pm
John Wasserman from Prospect Heights says:
Pardon me, but does anyone know a great place to order a cheese sandwich in the Prospect Heights area these days? Yesterday I had a craving and I was simply gutted to find out that my local neighborhood delicatessen has closed its doors. Pardon the interruption. John Wasserman
April 22, 2019, 10:20 am

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