Teen recovering after being beaten, stabbed during dispute with group in Park Slope

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Wednesday, October 4, 2023
Teen stabbed during dispute with group at Brooklyn subway station
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Police say the group kicked and punched the 16-year-old, before someone stabbed him in the buttocks and torso.

PARK SLOPE, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A teen is recovering after he was stabbed multiple times at the Atlantic Avenue subway station in Park Slope.

Officials say the stabbing followed a dispute at around 4 p.m. Tuesday.

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The teen was walking near the 3 and 4 subway lines when he was approached by a group of eight people. The group asked him if he was in a gang, authorities said.

Police say the group began kicking and punching the 16-year-old, before someone stabbed him in the buttocks and torso.

Authorities described the group of suspects as eight males in their teens. They fled toward another subway line after the attack.

The teen climbed to another section of the station before he collapsed, officials said. He was taken to Maimonides Medical Center in stable condition.

No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at https://crimestoppers.nypdonline.org/, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.


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