Boy, 5, hurt after man on speeding dirt bike crashes into him at Bronx park

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Cops are searching for the man who left the scene after crashing a dirt bike into a 5-year-old boy at a Bronx park May 16, 2021 (NYPD)

CONCOURSE, the Bronx — Cops launched a search for a man who allegedly crashed a dirt bike into a 5-year-old boy at a Bronx park last month.

It happened on May 16 around 3:30 p.m inside the track and field area of Macombs Dam Park in the Concourse neighborhood, police said.

A man was riding a red and white dirt bike at a high rate of speed when he collided with the young boy who was at the park with his mom and 2-year-old brother, according to police.

A dispute ensued between the man and park goers after the incident before he fled, authorities said.

The dirt bike was retrieved by another man who claimed ownership, cops said.

The boy was taken to the hospital where he was treated for bleeding to his nose and mouth, cops said.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting crimestoppers.nypdonline.org, downloading the NYPD Crime Stoppers mobile app, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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