Cops looking for crooks who beat and robbed a 17-year-old in the Bronx last month

Photos courtesy of the NYPD

Cops are looking for a group of individuals who beat and robbed a teenager in the Bronx back in February.

According to police, at 4 p.m. on Feb. 18, a 17-year-old man was approached by several unknown individuals outside of Rainbow Shops, located at 48 East 167th Street. The suspects proceeded to punch and kick the victim multiple times in the face and throughout his body before forcibly removing his sneakers and $200 in cash.

The suspects then fled on foot down Jerome Avenue. The victim refused medical attention at the scene.

Anyone with information in regard to the identities of these individuals 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 Crime Stoppers website or on Twitter @ NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.

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