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Teen stabbed near Brooklyn church

Posted: 5:13 PM, Feb 05, 2020
Updated: 2020-02-05 17:13:04-05
Teen stabbed in Bay Ridge

BAY RIDGE, Brooklyn — A teenage boy was stabbed near a Bay Ridge church on Wednesday afternoon, officials said.

He was attacked near Fourth Avenue Presbyterian Church around 2:15 p.m., an NYPD spokeswoman said.

The 16-year-old victim's injury was minor and he is not expected to die, officials said. He was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

Police said the suspect fled from the scene. He was last seen wearing a camouflage jacket and a black hoodie.

No arrests have been made.

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