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Police search for suspects: assaulted 14-year-old, stole bike

Image courtesy In and Out. Image courtesy In and Out.
Image courtesy TARTA. Image courtesy TARTA.
Image courtesy TARTA. Image courtesy TARTA.
TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) -

Toledo Police need helpidentifying several suspects responsible for beating up a 14-year-old boy andtaking his bike.

It happened at the In andOut on Lewis Avenue near West Laskey.

A clerk told police thesuspects were acting suspicious in the store, so she asked them to leave. That'swhen she says the group went up to a boy outside, told him they were in a gang,punched him and stole his bike.

Security cameras caughtthe suspects in the store, and later on a TARTA bus, shortly after the attack.

"He got confronted bythese five individuals, and then punched in the head twice," said Sgt. JoeHeffernan of the Toledo Police. "These are a group of young men we need to getoff the streets, and they need to answer for this crime so it doesn't happen toanyone else."

If you have anyinformation on the suspects, call Crimestopper at 419-255-1111.

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