A 12-year-old boy was attacked and robbed of an iPad in front of his Elmont home, Nassau County police said.
Two men approached the victim on Chelsea Street, one punched the boy in the face while the other snatched the tablet from his hands at 5:20 p.m. Thursday, police said.
The victim ran inside and called 911. The robbers fled on foot westbound on Chelsea Street.
The boy was taken to local hospital for treatment of a contusion to his forehead.
There was no description of the suspects.
Fifth Squad detectives ask anyone with information regarding this crime to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.