MARINERS HARBOR — Police arrested two teens after they stabbed a man in the legs and hand on a Staten Island street corner Friday night, the NYPD said.
Kenroy Gittens, 16, and Shamel Massie, 18, were arrested for stabbing the 19-year-old victims several times and punching him in the face on the corner of Forest and South avenues around 10:23 p.m., police said.
According to the arrest report, the victim was walking when Gittens stabbed him in the right thigh, foot and his left hand while Massie punched him in the face.
After police responded to a 911 call, they found Massie and Gittens walking the neighborhood and the pair fled on foot when plain-clothes officers identified themselves, the NYPD said.
Gittens flailed and laid on his arms to avoid being handcuffed when police caught with the pair after a foot pursuit, according to court documents.
The stabbing victim was taken to Richmond University Medical Center, where he is listed in stable condition, police said.
Massie and Gittens were arraigned Monday and charged with attempted assault and resisting arrest, authorities said. They were released on their own recognizance.
The pair was were also arrested in October for robbery and criminal possession of stolen property, authorities added.