HARLEM, Manhattan (PIX11) — A man repeatedly threw rocks at a family trying to enjoy time in a Harlem park June 5, police said Thursday.
At about 4 p.m. inside of Jackie Robinson Park, police said a man started throwing rocks at the family, who were sitting on a park bench. One of those rocks struck a 26-year-old woman in her shoulder.
When that rock bounced off the woman’s shoulder, it struck her 6-week-old son in the face, causing a scratch. Both the woman and child were treated by EMS on scene, police said.
The suspect fled on foot to another area in the park following the attack, police said.
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