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Man robs 5-year-old boy, knocks him to ground

January 7, 2010 12:09:22 AM PST
Police are looking for a man who ripped a gold necklace off a 5-year-old boy's neck in South Los Angeles on Monday afternoon.The crime was caught on surveillance video. The video shows the boy standing on the sidewalk outside a restaurant on the 5300 block of South Main. A man on a bicycle rides past and grabs a gold chain off the boy's neck, knocking the boy to the ground.

A camera at a nearby store caught a picture of the suspect just before the robbery.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at (877) LAPD-24-7.