Thursday, July 31, 2014

Woman Beaten with a Bottle

Woman Beaten with a Bottle

By Dan Gesslein

BRONX, NEW YORK, JULY 31- A man suspected of beating a woman with a bottle is being sought by cops after they released surveillance video.

At around 3 a.m. on July 26, the 18-year-old woman was assaulted in front of 1538 University Avenue. Cops say a group of men beat and punched the woman in the face and hit her upside the head with a bottle. The victim was knocked unconscious.

The woman was taken to Bronx Lebanon Hospital where she was treated for facial injuries and chipped teeth. 

Police released surveillance video of one of the suspects. He is described as a Hispanic male between the ages of 20 and 25. He is 5 foot 6 and was last seen wearing a grey t-shirt, blue jeans and a white belt.

Anyone with information is urged to call CRIMESTOPPERS at (800) 577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All calls are strictly confidential.

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