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Teen assaulted with hammer in Coney Island Wednesday:police

Posted at 12:31 PM, Jun 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-26 16:09:01-04

CONEY ISLAND, Brooklyn — A teenager was assaulted with a hammer in Coney Island during a large fight Wednesday morning, according to police.

Officials said a large fight broke out involving a group of students, where one student hit another student with a hammer before fleeing.

Police are searching for a 13-year-old male wearing a white shirt and blue and red shorts.

The injured teen was taken to nearby Coney Island Hospital with life threatening injuries, officials said.