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14-year-old stabbed in the Bronx during cellphone robbery: police

Posted at 1:09 PM, Nov 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-07 21:02:20-05

FORDHAM, the Bronx — A 14-year-old was stabbed during a cellphone robbery in the Bronx Thursday, according to police.

It happened at Jerome Avenue and West Fordham Road at around 12:30 p.m., police said. The teen was taken to a local hospital and is not likely to die. The victim is known to the police department.

The man accused of stabbing the teen was seen wearing a black hoodie, according to a police spokesperson.

The stabbing is gang related, police said.

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