NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police on Thursday were seeking to identify three suspects who allegedly beat two teenage boys with fists and bottles outside a Midtown bar on St. Patrick’s Day.
In broad daylight on Tuesday, the victims – both 17-year-old boys – got into a quarrel with the suspects inside O’Brien’s Irish Pub, at 134 W. 46th St. between Sixth and Seventh avenues, police said.
The fight spilled onto the street, and the suspects began kicking, punching and hitting the victims with bottles, police said. The suspects then ran off, police said.
The two victims were rushed to Bellevue Hospital Center, after suffering facial fractures, bumps, and bruises.
The suspects were described as three white males in their early 20s, all wearing New York Jets jerseys.
Police have released a surveillance video and photo.
Anyone with information was asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS, log onto the Crime Stoppers website, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and enter TIP577.