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Police Looking For Attackers Who Stabbed Teen And His Dog



March 15, 2016 Staff Report

Police have released surveillance footage of the two suspects who stabbed a 16-year-old boy and slashed his dog over the weekend.

The two suspects approached the boy near Northern Boulevard and 80th Street at 7 p.m. and asked if he was a gang member, according to police.

753-16 115 PDU Assault 3-12-16 PHOTO1When the boy responded, “no,” the two men stabbed the boy once in his torso and cut the dog across its back.

The suspects then fled on foot northbound on 80th Street, according to the NYPD.

The first suspect is a Hispanic male, last seen wearing a blue baseball cap, a dark colored jacket, light colored pants and black and white sneakers.753-16 115 PDU Assault 3-12-16 PHOTO2

The second suspect is a Hispanic male last seen wearing a black and yellow baseball cap, a dark colored jacket and light colored pants.

A second stabbing occurred just two hours later, in front of 80-03 Northern Blvd. An unknown male stabbed a 23-year-old male in the back with a sharp object, according to police. The victim was approached from behind.

This attack was reportedly also gang-related. An NYPD spokesperson said yesterday that police are investigating whether the two incidents are connected.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

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