Police search for 3 men for allegedly attacking 19-year-old

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A young man was attacked and robbed in Sunset Park earlier this month and police are asking for help to track down the suspects.

Police say a 19-year-old man was attacked by what appears to be three other young men around 2 p.m. on Oct. 8. They say the suspects kicked and punched the victim. Then they used a knife to cut the straps of his backpack and ran off.

Police say it happened on 56th Street near the corner of 6th Avenue.

The whole incident was captured on surveillance camera.

Police tell News 12 that the victim was taken to an area hospital where he was treated and released.

Police are asking anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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