By Dan Gesslein
BRONX, NEW YORK, November 15- A trio of laughing teens are wanted by cops for a mugging in Norwood.
Investigators are asking for the public’s help in trying to track down the three members who range in age from 15 to 18. The attack took place at around 4:15 p.m. on October 24. A 13-year-old was entering the “D” line subway station at 205th Street and Bainbridge Avenue when three males approached him. As two of the group acted as lookouts, the third suspect punched the teen in the mouth. The mugger then snatched a gold chain and crucifix from his victim’s neck.
Police released surveillance video of the suspects who are seen laughing. The first suspect is described as a black male between the ages of 15 and 18. He is 5 foot 11, 150 to 160 pounds and was seen wearing braids, a blue jacket and blue sneakers. Suspect number two is described as a black male between the ages of 16 and 17. He is 5 foot 4 to 5 foot 6, 120 to 135 pounds. He has short black hair and was seen wearing a dark colored jacket and carrying a backpack. The final suspect is a black male 16 or 17 years old. He is 5 foot 4 to 5 foot 6, 120 to 135 pounds. he was seen wearing a blue baseball cap, black sweatshirt, grey jeans and black and white sneakers.
Anyone with information is urged to call CRIMESTOPPERS at (800) 577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All calls are strictly confidential.