NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Two teenagers were attacked and robbed by three suspects during a sneaker sale gone wrong at a subway station in East Harlem on Friday.

Police say the two victims planned on social media to sell the sneakers at the 4 5 6 station on East 125th Street and Lexington Avenue when they were approached by the three suspects just before 5:30 p.m.

The trio attempted to snatch the shoes from the 17-year-old victim, whose 18-year-0ld friend tried to intervene and in doing so sustained a puncture wound to his arm.

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Trio of suspects believed to be in their 20s wanted in armed robbery at subway stop in East Harlem. (credit: NYPD)

In the fracas, the 18-year-old dropped a second pair of shoes which the suspects — who police believe are in their 20s — grabbed and ran off with. The 18-year-old was rushed to NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

The shoes are believed to be worth $140.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74682). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.