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.READ MORE: Hamid Secures 8th Clean Sheet, DC United Beats New York
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.READ MORE: The Aztecs 'Slowly Crush You': CBS Sports' Randy Cross Previews Fresno State-#21 San Diego State, Other Matchups
The teenager was stabbed twice in the back and once in the hip. He was taken to a local hospital in stable condition.
🚨WANTED for ASSAULT: On 9/21/21 at approx. 8AM, vicinity Pugsley Ave & Seward Ave @NYPD43PCT Bronx. 5 suspects punched, kicked & stabbed a 16 Y/O male victim in his back. Any info call or DM NYPDTips at 800-577-TIPS. Reward up to $3,500. pic.twitter.com/242c7XIelL
— NYPD Crime Stoppers (@NYPDTips) September 23, 2021
Police have released surveillance video showing the five individuals in a stairwell after the incident.MORE NEWS: New York State Trooper Christopher Baldner Charged With Murder In Christmas 2020 Crash In Ulster County That Killed 11-Year-Old
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 NYPDCrimeStoppers.com.