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Police: 14-Year-Old Assaulted, Robbed In Brooklyn

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) -- Police are trying to identify a group of individuals wanted in connection to a robbery in Brooklyn.

It happened Thursday on Washington Avenue near Willoughby Avenue in Clinton Hill.

According to police, seven individuals approached a 14-year-old boy who was standing in front of a building and began assaulting him.

The individuals allegedly stole the teenager's cell phone before running off.

The victim was not taken to a local hospital.

Anyone who has information regarding this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477 or for Spanish, 1-888-577-4782. Tips can also be sent to the NYPDTips Twitter account or submitted online at

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