Police: Man beats 12-year-old, steals his wallet

Surveillance video shows a man who on Jan. 17 beat and robbed a 12-year-old boy in Oklahoma City. (Oklahoma City Police Department)

Police hope to identify a man that stole a boy's wallet outside a northwest Oklahoma City store.

The Oklahoma City Police Department has released surveillance footage of a man that approached a 12-year-old Jan. 17 inside a convenience store near NW 10 and Rockwell. The man asked the boy for money while inside the store. The boy gave the man money and then left the business.

Shortly after the man chased down the boy and knocked him off his bicycle. After punching the boy several times, the man stole the boy's wallet.

Anyone with information on the man is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 405-235-7300.

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