Man arrested after robbing 10-year-old in Brooklyn: NYPD

Man arrested after robbing 10-year-old in Brooklyn: NYPD

NEW YORK CITY (PIX11) — Police have arrested the suspect accused of robbing a 10-year-old boy while he was walking with his 7-year-old sister in Brooklyn, according to the NYPD.

Demba Ba, 24, was arrested Friday in connection to the incident. Ba allegedly walked up to the young boy at 11:02 a.m. on June 7, police said. Ba then snatched eight dollars from the young victim before running away, authorities said.

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Ba was charged with robbery, grand larceny, harassment and other charges, according to the NYPD.

The young boy and his sister were not injured in the incident.

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