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[UPDATE] Police charge two teens in S. Richmond Hill cell phone theft from 12 year old: NYPD

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SOUTH RICHMOND HILL — Police arrested two teens last week and charged them with robbing a 12-year-old, according to the NYPD.

Officers cuffed Barshaan Morrison and Thomas Williamson, both 17, Feb. 7 and charged them with robbery and criminal possession of a weapon, police said.

Cops allege the duo approached a 12-year-old boy from behind Jan. 31 at about 4 p.m., pinned him against a tree near the corner of Liberty Avenue and 111th Street and demanded his cellphone, according to a statement from the NYPD.

The boy forked over his Samsung Galaxy phone and the suspects ran away, according to the NYPD.

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Mike from South Ozone Park says:
Great Job NYPD! Taking out the trash!
Feb. 19, 2013, 10:08 am
maria. from flushing says:
Finally!! Good news!! I love you NYPD.
Feb. 19, 2013, 6:05 pm

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