Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Chain snatchers beat man with baseball bat

Batmen Strike on Cinco de Mayo
Beat, Stab Man for Chain

By Dan Gesslein

BRONX, NEW YORK, MAY 26- Police are searching for a group of thugs who beat a Bronx man with a baseball bat and stabbed him to steal his chain.

At around 4:45 p.m. on May 5, a group of five men attacked a man in front of 674 Allerton Avenue. The men beat the 25-year old with a baseball bat and stabbed him with a knife. The group then ripped a gold chain from the victim's neck.

Police released surveillance video of the suspects, one of whom was seen running with a bat.

The suspects are described as 5 male Hispanics. The suspect with the knife or sharp instrument is wearing a black tank top and black shorts.

Anyone with information is urged to call CRIMESTOPPERS at (800) 577-TIPS. All calls are confidential.

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