CHELSEA — A group attacked a 14-year-old boy, chasing him into a Chelsea liquor store and throwing bottles at him May 29, NYPD said.
The victim was walking through the Fulton Houses on West 17th Street with two friends around 10:20 p.m. when a group of three men he did not know approached him and asked him what house he was from, police said.
When he responded “Chelsea,” the three started chasing him, according to authorities.
He ran inside Wine on 9 at 177 Ninth Ave. The men followed him inside and began throwing bottles at him, police said. When he fell to the floor the attackers punched and kicked him, according to police.
The men smashed multiple bottles of wine and liquor, causing $1,900 of damage, authorities said.
No arrests have yet been made, according to police. Wine on 9 declined to comment.