Nov. 22, 2022 By Christian Murray
The police are looking for three individuals who allegedly stabbed a teenager in the buttocks and stole his cellphone in front of McDonald’s on 21st Street in Astoria Monday.
The teenager, 15, was standing in front of the fast-food joint, located at 31-46 21st St., at around 4:15 p.m. when he was approached by the suspects and stabbed with a cutting instrument. They then took his cellphone.
The suspects fled the scene in an unknown direction. The police have released photos of the suspects.
The victim was transported by EMS to NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst in stable condition.
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)