Thursday, June 18, 2015
CAUGHT ON TAPE: Wolf pack Beats Man for iPhone in Diallo's Nabe
Wolf pack Beats Man for iPhone in Diallo's Nabe
BRONX, NEW YORK, JUNE 18- In the neighborhood where Amadou Diallo's death spurred protests against the police, a man was brutally beaten by a gang for his iPhone.
Cops are asking for the public's help in trying to catch the group of thugs who knocked a man to the ground and kicked and slashed him all for his iPhone 6. At around 7 p.m., the 19-year-old was walking in front 1579 Westchester Avenue when he was attacked. On man is seen walking up to the victim and clocking him in the face. Then three other men come running up and start punching and kicking the man. The victim was taken to Jacobi Medical Center.
The attack took place a mere three blocks away from where Amadou Diallo was shot to death by police officers who mistakenly thought the African immigrant had a gun. His death caused massive waves of protests against aggressive policing.
Anyone with information is urged to CRIMESTOPPERS at (800)!577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are confidential.
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