NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police want to question two teenagers seen running in a surveillance video released Friday afternoon.
According to authorities, a 9-year-old boy was stabbed in the stomach with an unknown object as he was walking with his grandmother near 1401 Emmons Avenue in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn. The victim suffered a small puncture wound and was treated and released from the hospital.
Both suspects fled the scene on foot following the alleged incident, which took place around 6 p.m. on Wednesday. Police are seeking two persons of interest in the case — both are believed to be between 14 and 18 years old.
One person of interest is described as 5’11’ and 180 pounds and was last seen wearing a white hooded jacket, dark pants and dark shoes. The second person of interest is said to be approximately 5’2”and 150 pounds. He was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, black shorts, black shoes with white socks and carrying a backpack.
Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.
The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.