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Cops seek man who attacked a teenager during a food delivery in Brooklyn

Photo via Google Maps, inset courtesy of the NYPD

The NYPD is looking for a suspect who beat and robbed a food delivery employee in Brooklyn.

Authorities say that at 3:45 p.m. on June 22, a 15-year-old boy was making a food delivery at 919 Myrtle Avenue to an unknown man, who paid the boy with counterfeit money. The boy refused the money, however the suspect took the food from him and walked towards the building.

The victim tried to follow the suspect, who proceeded to throw the food at the victim and punched him repeatedly before fleeing into the building.  The victim suffered lacerations to the face and was treated at the scene by EMS. 

Anyone with information in regard to this incident 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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