Thief on little pink bike with butterflies robs 10-year-old girl

A male on a small pink bike with butterflies on it robbed a young girl on her way to school in Queens.

The NYPD says it happened on 34th Ave. in North Corona at about 8 a.m. on Wednesday.

The 10-year-old girl was walking on the sidewalk when the thug approached her on the bicycle and yanged her phone from her hand before riding off on the bike.

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The little girl's hand was slightly injured in the robbery.  She was treated by her school nurse.

The NYPD released a video of the attacker on the bike and in a bodega buying snacks in hopes that someone would recognize him and tip them off.