Police searching for seven individuals in connection with assault of teen

The NYPD is searching for seven individuals in connection to an assault of a teenager in Long Island City, according to authorities.

The NYPD was searching for seven individuals in connection with an assault of a Long Island City teenager, according to authorities.

It was reported to police that Monday, at approximately 2:30 p.m., seven individuals approached the 14-year-old victim on the northbound platform inside the 46th Street No. 7 train subway station.

The individuals proceeded to attack and punch the victim multiple times, police said.

The victim sustained multiple injuries to his body, but refused medical attention by EMS, according to authorities.

Police describe the suspects as Hispanic males between the ages of 14 and 16.

Anyone with information in regards 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 Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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