Police are looking for these two men they say attacked a teen and his dog in QueenNYPD

Police have released surveillance video of two individuals they say attacked a teen and his dog this weekend in Jackson Heights.

On March 12 at about 7 p.m. the two suspects approached the 16-year-old victim near Northern Boulevard and 80th Street, according to authorities. They then asked the teen if he was a gang member and after he said “no” the two stabbed him once in the torso and cut his dog across its back.

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The suspects then fled on foot northbound on 80th Street, police said.


Police described the first suspect as a Hispanic male last seen wearing a blue baseball cap, a dark colored jacket, light colored pants and, black and white sneakers. The second suspect is also a Hispanic male and he was last seen wearing a black and yellow baseball cap, a dark colored jacket and light colored pants.

The teen and his dog suffered non-life threatening injuries.

According to PIX 11, another incident occurred in the same location less than two hours later at around 9 p.m.

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A 22-year-old man was walking down the street when he was stabbed once in the back, PIX 11 reported. He was taken to Elmhurst Hospital with a non-life threatening injury.

Anyone with information in regards to these incidents 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 or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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