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12-Year-Old Boy in Wheelchair Robbed

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NEWARK, Del. (AP) - New Castle County Police are looking for two youths who assaulted and robbed a 12-year-old boy in a wheelchair.

It happened about 2:45 p.m. Monday on Buchanan Circle in Newark. Officers say the victim was outside exercising when two youths about 12 to 14 years old ran up behind the boy.

Police say the youths pushed the wheelchair, causing it to get stuck in a storm grate. The youths then assaulted the boy and ran off with a lanyard and key.

Officers say the same suspects had assaulted and threatened the boy days earlier.
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