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Teenager stabbed and punched on Jackson Heights street

Dec. 28, 2016 By Christian Murray

A 16-year-old boy was punched and stabbed by two teenagers Tuesday after getting into a verbal dispute with them in Jackson Heights yesterday.

The incident took place on December 27, on the corner of 35th Avenue and 93rd Street, at 2 pm, according to police.

Police said that the victim got into an argument with the two suspects which escalated into violence. One of the suspects pulled out a knife and stabbed the victim in the back, puncturing his lower back. The other suspect punched him repeatedly in the face.

The injuries were not deemed life threatening.

Both suspects fled on foot southbound along 93rd Street toward Roosevelt Avenue, according to police.

Police describe the suspects as Hispanic teenagers. One suspect was described as being 18, 5’ 7” inches tall and 150 pounds. The other is believed to be approximately 16 years of age.

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