Three teens assaulted in broad daylight near school campuses

BRONX, NY – A violent altercation involving four individuals and three teenagers took place in broad daylight near three Bronx schools last month, according to local law enforcement. The incident, which occurred on Independence Avenue near West 237th Street in Riverdale around 3 p.m. on September 26, resulted in a 14-year-old boy being stabbed, a 13-year-old boy suffering a broken arm, and a 15-year-old boy being punched in the face.

The attackers, comprised of three men and one woman, targeted the teenagers in a brutal assault. The 14-year-old victim was stabbed in the upper right thigh, while the 13-year-old sustained a broken arm during the attack. The oldest teen was punched in the face, resulting in a bloody lip.

Following the incident, the two youngest victims were treated at local hospitals. The 15-year-old, despite his injuries, declined medical attention. The attack took place in close proximity to three educational institutions: the Drisha Institute for Jewish Education, Riverdale/Kingsbridge Academy, and Atmosphere Academy Public Charter School.

The suspects, who remain at large, were seen fleeing the scene in a dark-colored SUV. The male suspects are described as heavyset with light complexions. One was last seen in a black Polo sweatsuit and hat, while the other was partially bald and wore a pink sweatshirt and black pants. The third male suspect is tall with a medium complexion, last seen in gray sweatpants and a sweatshirt with a red design. The female suspect has a light complexion and dark hair, and was last seen in a navy blue tracksuit with white stripes.