NEW YORK - A 15-year-old boy who was sitting on his scooter was viciously assaulted by a man with a knife in the Bronx, police said.
The attack took place on Feb. 24 at about 2:53 p.m. at the corner of 179th Street and University Avenue in University Heights.
Video of the incident shows the suspect approaching the teen. An argument erupts and then the suspect stabs the boy multiple times. The teen was left struggling on the sidewalk as the attacker ran away eastbound on West Burnside Avenue.
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Nothing was stolen during the attack. The boy was treated at Saint Barnabas Hospital and released.
The NYPD wants to find the suspect who stabbed a 15-year-old boy in the University Heights section of the Bronx. (NYPD)
The suspect is described as in his 20s, dark complexion, approximately 5'8" tall, weighing 160 lbs., small build, and black hair. He was last seen wearing a black hooded jacket, a grey hooded sweat jacket, grey pants, a black surgical mask, and sneakers.
Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.