THE BRONX, N.Y. (PIX11) – Police are searching for three suspects wanted in the assault of a 13-year-old girl in the Bronx on Monday.

The teenager got into an argument with the three suspects on Ford Street around 5:45 p.m. that became physical, according to authorities. Police said the girl was pepper-sprayed, punched, kicked, and slashed in the back of the head.

The teenager refused medical attention, police said. The suspects fled on Webster Avenue.

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.