JEROME PARK, the Bronx — Two men beat and stabbed a teenage customer inside a Bronx deli, then stole his sneakers on Sunday, police said.
The unidentified men punched and kicked the 17-year-old victim, threw flour and butter on him and yanked off his sneakers inside the Decatur Avenue deli around 3 p.m., police said. One of the men grabbed a knife from the bodega counter and stabbed the teen in his abdomen.
They fled in an unknown direction.
Emergency medical services took the teenage victim to a hospital for treatment.
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