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Boy, 9, Robbed After Man Allegedly Follows Him into Bronx Home

By Dan Bader | August 11, 2012 11:25am

THE BRONX — A man followed a 9-year-old boy into the child's Bronx apartment building, threw him up against a wall and robbed him, police said.

The man, described as about 50, allegedly attacked the boy in the Fordham section of the Bronx at 4:45 p.m. Wednesday. The exact address wasn't released by police.

He took money from the boy before riding away on a bicycle, police said.

The attacker was wearing a red shirt, dark shorts and white sneakers.

Anyone with information in regards to this robbery is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.