CASTLE HILL, the Bronx — The NYPD released new surveillance video showing a group accused in a vicious attack on a teen in the Bronx as he walked with his girlfriend to school Tuesday morning.
The new footage shows the five suspects running up the stairwell of a building on Randall Avenue, in the Castle Hill neighborhood, shortly after the bloody attack, police said.
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The NYPD said it happened around 8 a.m. Tuesday near Pugsley and Seaward avenues.
The five unidentified males approached the 16-year-old victim and began to punch, kick and stab him multiple times, before fleeing on foot, police said.
The boy sustained two stab wounds to his back and one stab wound to his hip, according to authorities.
He was taken by private means to a nearby hospital in stable condition, police said.
No arrests had been made, as of Thursday morning.
The NYPD released the video in hopes the public could help identify or locate the individuals.
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PIX11’s Lauren Cook contributed to this report.