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Crook robs 11-year-old boy of his headphones on the streets of Brooklyn: NYPD

Photos courtesy of the NYPD

Cops are looking for a crook who robbed an 11-year-old boy on a Brooklyn street on Wednesday afternoon.

According to police, at 3:40 p.m. on Feb. 12, the boy was walking on Suydam Street near Irving Avenue when he was approached by an unknown man. The man demanded the victim’s property and forcibly took his headphones, valued at $170, from his pocket.

The suspect then fled the scene on foot to parts unknown. The victim was not injured as a result of the incident.

On Feb. 13, the NYPD released photos of the suspect taken from nearby surveillance footage.

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.

Emily Davenport