By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are trying to find five individuals accused of stabbing and assaulting a 16-year-old boy in the Bronx.

It happened around 8 a.m. Tuesday in Castle Hill.

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According to police, the group approached a 16-year-old boy near Pugsley and Seward avenues and began to punch, kick and stab him before running away.

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The teenager was stabbed twice in the back and once in the hip. He was taken to a local hospital in stable condition.

Police have released surveillance video showing the five individuals in a stairwell after the incident.

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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