Thieves Put Gun to Ohio 8-Year-Old’s Head, Steal Hoverboard


Police in Columbus are looking for two men who put a gun to the head of an eight-year-old in order to steal a hoverboard.

Though the incident happened last November, police in Ohio’s capital city are now asking the public for help identifying the suspects.

Police have released several photos of persons of interest in hopes that someone in the public can give authorities information leading to an arrest.

The incident occurred on November 26 outside Fort Rapids Water Park around 10 PM. Surveillance video shows the men putting the gun to the child’s head and demanding the toy. The pair then rush to a PT Cruiser and drive off.

Investigators say that a female was with the two male suspects but they aren’t sure if the woman was aware of or part of the robbery.

Residents with any information should call Columbus Police at 614-645-4665. Anonymous tips can be made to Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-645-TIPS (8477).

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