Kids thought they were buying a bicycle. Man robbed them at gunpoint instead, cops say.

A man has been arrested on allegations that he attempted to rob five children who thought they were meeting him to purchase a bicycle posted for sale on online, officials said.

The group of kids found the bike on Facebook Marketplace and showed up to Samuel Nelkin County Park in Wallington on October 24 to meet with the seller. The man arrived on the bicycle and pointed a gun at children, attempting to rob them, the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office said.

 

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