Thief attacks 12-year-old, steals bike in Queens subway station

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A thief pummeled a 12-year-old boy before swiping his bike in a Queens subway station, cops said. 

The victim was on the mezzanine level of the 67th Avenue M and R station around 5:20 p.m. Thursday when a stranger punched him all over his body and threw him off the bike, according to cops and police sources. 

The suspect fled with the bike on a Manhattan-bound train, cops said. 

The victim refused medical attention.

Surveillance video released late Sunday shows the suspect walking with the bike. 

The incident comes amid a recent surge of violence in the city’s subway system. 

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