NEW YORK (PIX11) – Police are searching for a suspect accused of robbing a 14-year-old boy riding a southbound No. 2 train on Aug. 28.
The incident happened around 4:20 p.m. Police said the suspect displayed a firearm and asked the boy for money.
The boy gave the suspect $7 before running to safety at the 219th Street station, police said.
No injuries were reported.
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