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Cops hunting perps for violent Gravesend robbery


NYPD officers are looking for the brutes connected to the brutal Gravesend robbery of a teenager last month. 

Police reported that, on April 16 around 5:10 p.m., a 17-year-old male victim was in front of a Wine and Spirit store at 8512 23rd Ave., when the three perps approached him and started punching him in the face and body.

One of the individuals then used a metal chain to hit the victim multiple times.

The unidentified individuals then nabbed the victim’s moped and they fled the location, heading northbound on 23rd Avenue.

The victim sustained minor injuries but refused medical attention. 

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website on Twitter @NYPDTips.

All calls are strictly confidential. 

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