Woman punches 6-year-old boy in head at Brooklyn Walgreens: police

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August 05, 2020 - 9:15 am

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – Police are searching for a woman who they say punched a 6-year-old boy in the head at a Brooklyn Walgreens last week.

The boy was with his mother at the Walgreens near Broadway and Flushing Avenue in Bushwick last Wednesday when the suspect came up and punched the boy in the back of the head with a closed fist for no apparent reason, police said.

Boy punched at Walgreens suspect

The woman took off on foot after attacking the boy, according to police, who released video of the suspect on Wednesday.

The boy's injuries are unclear, but police said he refused medical attention at the scene.

Police believe the suspect is in her 40s.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.