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Police: 3 Sought For Kicking Man Sleeping On Bronx Church Steps

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are looking for three suspects who they said kicked a man in the head while he was sleeping on church steps in the Bronx.

It happened just after 10 p.m. on June 19 at Saint Nicholas of Tolentine Church on the corner of West Fordham Road and University Avenue. The entire incident was captured on surveillance video.

A 41-year-old man was asleep on the church steps when police said three males walk up and surround him. In the video, they appear to crouch down around the sleeping man.

That’s when police said the suspects are seen kicking the victim in the head. The three then fled the scene, police said.

The victim was taken to Saint Barnabas Hospital where he is listed in critical condition.

The suspects are described only as black or Hispanic males, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visit www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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