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Man repeatedly stabs teen, steals his headphones in the Bronx

Posted: 11:18 PM, Apr 23, 2019
Updated: 2019-04-23 23:18:50-04

FORDHAM HEIGHTS, the Bronx — A man repeatedly stabbed a teen and stole his headphones in a Bronx attack, police said.

Police have asked for help identifying a man wanted for a Bronx stabbing. (NYPD)

The 19-year-old victim was in front of an apartment building on Morris Avenue when a man walked up, displayed a knife and demanded the victim’s property, officials said. When the teen refused, the knife-wielding attacker stabbed him several times in the torso.

The attacker took the teen’s headphone and fled in an unknown direction.

Emergency medical services rushed the teen to Saint Barnabas Hospital.

Police have asked for help identifying the attacker. He’s in his late teens to early twenties. The man was last seen wearing a blue cap, blue jacket and dark pants.

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