Teen charged in beating, stabbing 17-year-old in Times Square: NYPD

Teen charged in beating, stabbing 17-year-old in Times Square: NYPD

NEW YORK CITY (PIX11) — Investigators arrested and charged another teen accused of attacking a 17-year-old boy during a fight in Times Square in February on Wednesday.

A 17-year-old boy was charged with gang assault and assault in connection to the Feb. 22 attack, authorities report.

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The group repeatedly kicked, punched, and stabbed the teen in the back near West 42nd Street and Eighth Avenue around 5:30 p.m., according to the NYPD. The boy was rushed to a hospital and is expected to survive, authorities said.

Ten people, including 9 teenagers, have already been charged in connection with the stabbing, according to the NYPD.

Authorities report that a total of 16 people are connected to the incident, police said.

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