Teens sought in violent bus assault that left 17-year-old’s jaw broken

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BROOKLYN – An MTA surveillance camera captured a group of teens boarding a Brooklyn bus minutes before they allegedly attacked a rider.

Police say the assault happened around 4 p.m. Thursday, September 3, on a B43 bus heading toward Fulton Street.

The seven suspects, believed to be between 15 and 17 years old, walked up to a 17-year-old rider and punched him in the face, leaving the teen with a broken jaw and a cut to his face.  The group fled the bus after the alleged attack.

The victim was taken to Kings County Hospital in stable condition.

Police are now asking for the public's help in identifying the suspects.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.