13 Year Old Tells Police He Was Held Up At Gunpoint

A 13 year old boy was reportedly held up at gunpoint this evening. Sources say police were called at about 5:30 PM to the area of East 8th Street, where the boy says he was held up by a black man holding a black handgun. The boy says he then ran towards home, whereupon the man threw an item at him. He was uninjured.

It’s unknown at this time if it was an attempted robbery.

Police are investigating the incident. TLS-CC.

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  1. What a sad state of affairs we have come to. It makes no difference if this kid was a Chassidisher Jew or an African American from an inner city-he is a KID!! To what lows will these miscrients go? A child? Can you imagine the trauma of that boy? Sick!! And btw as a member of a Hatzolah they respond to medical emergencies only and to all race religions and creeds.

  2. I remember growing up in new york when i was a kid and having a gun put to my face, It’s an experience that stays with you forever. Of course in a big city like new york a crime like that is lost and never gets solve because of the sheer mass of people. All they do is write a report.

    When i think about it now i am very lucky to be alive. Be thankful it could have been a lot worse.

    Let the police do their job. Believe me they want to solve this crime.
    We shouldn’t point fingers and speculate about who could do a better job. As far as the victim is concern , he needs support to get through this and understanding . His life was in danger of being terminated.

    It’s going to take a while for the fear to go away. How about getting this boy some help and support.

    BTW It doesn’t matter if he was Jewish or non Jewish , The intent of the robber is to take someone’s property. They could care less who you are!

  3. “the Chofetz Chaim told Reb Berel that at the time of Milchemes Gog u’Magog, the war that will take place before Moshiach’s arrival, it will be important to know how to shoot well. ”

  4. By the way the picture displays either a black man with white hands and white face holding a gun or you didn’t have a blackman picture holding a gun?

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