Tue. Aug 9th, 2022

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are trying to identify a group of people wanted in connection with several assaults that took place back in September.

The incidents happened over the course of an hour on September 11th.

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Police are trying to identify a group of people wanted in connection with several assaults that took place on September 11, 2021. (Credit: NYPD Crime Stoppers)

The first happened around 5:15 p.m. on a Manhattan-bound L-train near Moffat Street and Wilson Avenue.

According to police, the group approached a 16-year-old boy and demanded money, but the boy refused.

One of the people then punched him in the face and stole the boy’s iPhone, Apple Air Pods, glasses, $ 25 and a wallet containing credit cards.

Police say that around 5:53 p.m., inside Union Square subway station, a female person approached a 31-year-old woman who came down the stairs at the station and they got into an altercation.

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Police are trying to identify a group of people wanted in connection with several assaults that took place on September 11, 2021. (Credit: NYPD Crime Stoppers)

The person then hit the woman, causing a bloody nose and swollen eye. Nothing was stolen.

About two minutes later, police say a group of people approached a 41-year-old man on East 14th Street between Second Avenue and Third Avenue. The group allegedly started an altercation with the man, leading to a physical fight.

According to police, the man was punched several times in the face and the group tried to steal him but they did not escape with anything.

Photos and video from the first incident have been released.

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Anyone with information about this incident, please call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477 or for Spanish, 1-888-577-4782. Tips can also be sent to NYPDTip Twitter account or posted online at NYPDCrimeStoppers.com.

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