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Cops: Crew of bruisers wanted for attacking, robbing teens in Williamsburg

Wanted: Cops are on the hunt for six brutes aged 17–20 who attacked and robbed two teen boys in Williamsburg on Sept. 14.
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Police are searching for six brutes who attacked and robbed two teenagers in Williamsburg on Sept. 14.

The crew of thieves approached the 16-year-old and 15-year-old boys in front a building on Flushing Avenue near Humboldt Street at 2:24 pm, punched them in their faces, and kicked them. The punks then swiped the victims’ cell phones along with approximately $22 and fled, according to a report.

Authorities described the suspects as roughly 17–20 years of age.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577–8477. The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. All tips are strictly confidential.

Reach reporter Lauren Gill at lgill@cnglocal.com or by calling (718) 260–2511. Follow her on Twitter @laurenk_gill

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