- Associated Press - Friday, May 27, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) - Authorities say a driver trying to make a getaway sped down a busy New York City sidewalk, hitting a 9-year-old boy.

Video shows Brooklyn shopkeepers running after the car and throwing trash cans, trying to stop the driver, as pedestrians flee. The child’s injuries were not serious.

WABC (https://7ny.tv/20JNLoP ) says it started around 4 p.m. Thursday when two men went into several stores trying to use a $20 bill that appeared to be counterfeit.

A pharmacy worker called police. The suspects tried to drive away but were blocked by rush-hour traffic. That’s when they went onto the sidewalk.

One person is in police custody and a second was being sought.

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Information from: WABC-TV, https://www.7online.com

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