Bystander beaten, stabbed by group outside Queens club

The NYPD is searching for four thugs who beat and stabbed a man who tried to intervene in a fight between the group and a nightclub bouncer.

The group was denied entry to El Pasillo on 103 Street in Corona when the 46-year-old victim was kicked multiple times, beat with a belt and then stabbed three times, said police.

The shocking assault on April 17 at about 3:45 a.m. was caught on video.

The suspects fled on food. The victim was taken to Elmhurst Hospital in critical condition.

Get breaking news alerts in the free FOX5NY News app!  |  Sign up for FOX 5 email newsletters

Cops released photos of the suspects. One suspect stabbed the victim, another beat him with a belt and two others kicked him.

Anyone with information about the assault was asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477)  or log onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.