NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are investigating after a teenager was stabbed in the chest in Brooklyn.

It happened just before 12:30 a.m. Friday near the corner of Avenue C and East Seventh Street in the Kensington neighborhood.

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Police are trying to identify an individual wanted in connection to a stabbing in Brooklyn that left a teenager injured on Aug. 20, 2021. (Credit: NYPD Crime Stoppers)

According to police, a 16-year-old boy got into an argument with an individual, who then stabbed the teen in the chest with a knife before running away.

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The victim was taken to a local hospital in stable condition.

Police have released photos and video of an individual they are trying to identify in connection to the assault.

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Anyone who has information regarding this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477 or for Spanish, 1-888-577-4782. Tips can also be sent to the NYPDTips Twitter account or submitted online at

CBSNewYork Team