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Man stabs teen bystander while terrorizing Coney Island bodega with three cohorts

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Police are hunting for the guy who stabbed a teenage bystander in the back inside a Coney Island bodega, after the suspect and three accomplices chased two other men inside the store.

The four baddies on March 11 chased the duo into the Surf Avenue deli at W. 30th Street around 11 pm, when the suspected stabber waved a knife before plunging it into the back of the 19-year-old victim, whom cops called “an unintended target,” according to authorities.

The suspect and his three accomplices subsequently fled the scene in a black Nissan Maxima, while the teen sought treatment to his wound at Coney Island Hospital, and has since been released, officers said.

Cops described the man who stabbed the victim as about five-feet-ten-inches tall and 160 pounds, and said he was last seen wearing a black jacket with orange sleeves, black jeans, and white sneakers.

Officers described his three accomplices as follows:

• A five-foot-ten-inch man in his late teens, who weighs about 160 pounds, has black hair, and was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, gray pants, and white sneakers.

• A man with a “slim build,” who was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, red sweatpants, and black-and-white sneakers.

• A man last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577–8477. The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. All tips are strictly confidential.

Reach reporter Julianne McShane at (718) 260–2523 or by e-mail at jmcshane@schnepsmedia.com. Follow her on Twitter @juliannemcshane.
Updated 6:58 pm, March 18, 2019
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