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Sicko kicks kid off bike in Washington Square

Hey, dude, pick on someone your own size!

Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who they say endangered the welfare of a child in Washington Square Park.

According to cops, on Fri., Feb. 26, just after 5 p.m., the suspect approached a 5-year-old boy as he was bicycling in the park. He proceeded to kick the kid’s bike, causing the him to fall off of it.

Then, as the boy and his mother were leaving the park, the attacker reportedly kicked the bicycle a second time, though the boy was not riding it then.

The suspect was last seen walking eastbound on Washington Square South from Thompson St.

The youngster was not injured.

Police provided surveillance-camera photos of the man, who was wearing a black, hooded jacket.

Police ask that anyone with information call the N.Y.P.D.’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). Tips can also be submitted on the Crime Stoppers Web site at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All tips are strictly confidential.

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