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Video: Teen Chased By Bat-Wielding Attackers in Bronx, Police Say

By Mathew Katz | May 24, 2013 5:36pm
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THE BRONX — Cops were looking for a pair of men who allegedly chased and beat a teen with a baseball bat outside of a Parkchester gas station in broad daylight on Thursday.

In a brutal video released by the NYPD, the two bat-wielding men are seen chasing after the 17-year-old victim outside of the BP station at 1730 Cross Bronx Expressway about noon, at one point knocking him down and kicking him.

Cops said the men beat the teen, then fled.

Police described the men as being between 18 and 25, about 5-foot-10, between 150 and 160 pounds. One suspect was wearing a purple shirt with black shorts and a black baseball hat, cops said. The other was wearing a light blue shirt and jean shorts, according to police.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). You can also submit a tip by logging onto Crime Stoppers' website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting tips to "CRIMES" (274637), then entering TIP577.