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Thief Steals Money Teen Earned Shoveling

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(File image credit: NOAH SEELAM/AFP/Getty Images)

(File image credit: NOAH SEELAM/AFP/Getty Images)

LYNN (CBS) — A 14-year-old boy in Lynn was robbed at knifepoint of the $50 that he had earned shoveling.

Police say the teen had shoveled several driveways Thursday morning and made approximately $54. That afternoon, they say, a light-skinned black man in his early 20s came up to the teen, pointed a knife at his chest and demanded his money.

Authorities say the suspect was wearing a red Adidas jacket, a black hooded sweatshirt, a red backpack and black, red and white Nike sneakers. He also had a slight beard.

Anyone with information is urged to call the police at 781-595-2000. Anonymous tips may also be submitted by texting the word tiplynn and the information to tip411 or 847411. Tips can also be submitted through the department’s Web site and clicking the submit tip icon.

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