The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the following two males wanted for questioning in connection to an assault within the confines of the 42nd Precinct in Bronx.

The following has been reported to police.

On Friday, July 05, 2019 at approximately 1800, in front of 1387 Crotona Avenue, a 56-year-old male was involved verbal dispute with two unidentified males which escalated into a physical altercation. The males stabbed the victim in the chest and fled in unknown direction.

EMS responded and transported the victim to St. Barnabas Hospital in serious but stable condition.

The two persons wanted for questioning are described as male, Blacks, late teens or early twenties.

Surveillance photogrpahs of the suspects are attached and available at DCPI.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (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.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.

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