Cops: Teen reporting crime sees attacker at station

A teen making a police report about an assault had no problem leading authorities to one of the men he accused of robbing him -

(Credit: News 12)

FREEPORT (AP) - A teen making a police report about an assault had no problem leading authorities to one of the men he accused of robbing him - because he saw him inside the police station.

Nassau County authorities say the 14-year-old boy was walking with a friend in Freeport on Friday afternoon when he was chased by a group of males.

The boy told authorities he was hit with a golf club and robbed of his cell phone and wallet. He went to the police station to file a report, and saw a man he accused of being part of the attack in the building.

The man, in the station to report an unrelated incident, was arrested on a robbery charge.


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