15-year-old slashed, robbed of his cell phone on E. 170th Street

Images and video courtesy of NYPD.

A 15-year-old was slashed and robbed of his cell phone in the south Bronx earlier this month.

It happened in front of Much Time Restaurant at 19 E. 170th Street at about 3:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 23, that’s when an unknown man confronted the teenager, according to the NYPD.

He then forcibly removed the victim’s cell phone and slashed his left arm before fleeing the scene on foot, according to police sources.

The victim was brought privately to BronxCare Health System and is reported to be in stable condition now.

Police released this video of the attack.

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of this male 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 on Twitter @NYPDTips.

All calls are and messages are strictly confidential.

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