By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are searching for suspects accused in an attack on an off-duty police officer in the Bronx.

The incident happened just after 11 a.m. on Monday at Bryant and Lafayette avenues in Hunts Point.

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Sources told CBS2 the officer was hit with a baseball bat.

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Investigators are now looking for as many as six suspects.

The officer was taken to Jacobi Medical Center, where he was said to be in stable condition.

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There was no word on the extent of his injuries.

CBSNewYork Team