Surveillance video shows Coney Island assault, stabbing

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One of the five suspects involved in an assault and stabbing of two people near the Coney Island Boardwalk on Monday, June 18. One of the five suspects involved in an assault and stabbing of two people near the Coney Island Boardwalk on Monday, June 18.
CONEY ISLAND -

Police have released surveillance video showing the assault and stabbing of two men near the Coney Island boardwalk.

The incident happened Monday after a 17-year-old boy and 21-year-old man were stabbed when they tried to intervene in a fight at the corner of Stillwell Avenue and Riegelman Boardwalk West.

Police released surveillance video that shows the suspects punch and kick the two victims as well as strike them with objects.

Police say one suspect stabbed the 17-year-old boy in the stomach and back. The 21-year-old was cut in the cheek and ear.

The surveillance video also shows another suspect striking the man with a beach umbrella.

Both victims were taken to the hospital in stable condition.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS

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