Police search for teens who attacked, robbed man in Brooklyn

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

CYPRESS HILLS, Brooklyn — Police are looking for the three thieves who violently robbed a man in the Brooklyn.

The incident occurred Nov. 12 around 10:50 p.m. within the vicinity of Nichols Avenue and Fulton Street.

Video surveillance shows three male teens approached a 23-year-old man and engaged in a short conversation with him before one of them lifted the victim off his feet, slamming him into the ground.

The two other individuals punched and kicked him while he was down and took his backpack before fleeing, police said.

The robbers got away with the victim’s cell phone, wallet, debit card, $100 in cash, and a video game system.

All three teens are described to be about 16 to 18 years old.

*Warning: Graphic video below shows the victim getting attacked and robbed.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.