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Relatives said the fifth-grader had been attacked twice in two days at PS 361.
“He got jumped by two kids on Wednesday. And he got hit in the head on Thursday. There were two different attacks at school,” Romy’s cousin Roodwiny Exantus told The Post at the family’s home Friday night.
After the second attack, Romy told a teacher that he’d been jumped, and the attacker had been paid a dollar by a third student, his cousin said.
“He was like, ‘Uncle, did I tell you today I had a bad day at school? A kid hit me in the back of the head, and I have a bad headache,’” Exantus said, as Romy’s grief-stricken aunt and father wailed in the background.
“He didn’t look good this morning. He vomited. My aunt had to help him in the shower. By 1 p.m. he looked bad, bad, bad,” the boy’s cousin said.
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