Group sought for attacking on-duty TLC inspectors

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JEROME PARK, the Bronx — Police are searching for the group who attacked two on-duty Taxi and Limousine Inspectors in the Bronx last week.

Police are searching for the group who attacked on-duty TLC workers.

The incident was reported about 6:14 p.m. Jan. 24 in front of 2690 University Avenue. According to police, two male TLC Inspectors on-duty finished conducting a car stop when they were surrounded by a group of men.

The victims, 31 and 37, tried to drive away in their cars, but they were stopped by the large group, police said.

One individual smashed the rear-window of the car with a blunt object. The victims were able to get away from the group, police said.

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).