THE BRONX, N.Y. (PIX11) – Police are searching for a man wanted in connection to the stabbing of a 16-year-old boy in the Bronx on Oct. 6.

The man got into a fight with a group of males on East Fordham Road in Belmont around 11:35 a.m., according to authorities. During the fight, the suspect stabbed the teenager in the stomach, police said.

The teenager was taken to St. Barnabas Hospital.

Police describe the man as being 5’9″ with braided hair. He was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and black sneakers.

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

Erin Pflaumer is a digital content producer from Long Island who has covered both local and national news since 2018. She joined PIX11 in 2023. See more of her work here.