NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are looking for a group of teens who attacked two men in the Morris Heights section of the Bronx.
At 7:15 p.m. on Friday, July 22, an 18-year-old and 20-year-old man were attacked by seven people during an attempted robbery at the corner of West Tremont Ave and University Ave. The victims were treated at the scene.READ MORE: Delta Variant Intensifies Urgency To Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19, Health Experts Say
Police have described the suspect as Hispanic males between 17 and 18-years-old. The group fled the location northbound on University Ave.READ MORE: Long Island High School Custodian Saves Choking Student With Heimlich Maneuver; 'I Literally Turned Purple'
Anyone with information regarding the incident has been asked to contact the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at http://www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and entering TIP577.MORE NEWS: Lodge Constructed In Honor Of Boy Scout Andrew McMorris, Killed In 2018 By Drunk Driver, Opens On Long Island