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Pair with bat attack man in the Bronx

Posted: 5:36 PM, Feb 23, 2020
Updated: 2020-02-23 17:36:17-05
Man, woman attack person in the Bronx

LONGWOOD, the Bronx — A pair punched a man and beat him with a baseball bat in the Bronx, police said Sunday.

The 30-year-old victim argued with a man and woman on Southern Boulevard near East 149th Street on Feb. 9, officials said. It escalated and the woman beat the victim with a baseball bat. The man punched the victim in the face.

Both attackers fled the scene. Police have asked for help identifying the man and woman, who are both believed to be in their 20s.

The woman was last seen wearing gray pants, a black sweatshirt and a yellow hat, police said. The man was last seen wearing a yellow hoodie and dark pants.

Emergency medical services took the victim to a local hospital for treatment.

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