PIX11 NOW: Get PIX11 News and weather on Roku, Apple TV, Android TV, Amazon Fire and Amazon Alexa

Cops search for teens who assaulted, robbed man in the Bronx

CLAREMONT VILLAGE, the Bronx — Police are looking for three teens who they say assaulted and robbed a man in the Bronx Tuesday morning.

The incident occurred around 2:40 a.m. when police say the three teens entered a residential building along East 169 Street and Third Avenue and approached a 56-year-old man.

The teens punched and kicked the man on his face and body and removed the man’s wallet containing $10 in cash before fleeing, police said.

The victim refused medical attention.

The first teen is described to be 17 years old, about 5 feet 8 inches with short, dark hair. He was last seen wearing acid wash blue jeans, white sneakers, a royal blue t-shirt, and a blue hooded sweater.

The second teen is described to be 17 years old, about 5 feet 7 inches, and was last seen wearing a royal blue hooded sweatshirt, black jeans, a blue bomber jacket, and beige boots.

The third teen is described to be about 5 feet 6 inches with short dark hair. He was last seen wearing light blue jeans, beige boots, a dark blue hooded sweatshirt, and a white t-shirt.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).