HEMPSTEAD - Police are searching for a suspect who they say stabbed a 15-year-old boy in Hempstead yesterday.

Authorities say the victim was surrounded by a large group of men in a parking lot on Peninsula Boulevard yesterday afternoon.

According to investigators, one of the men stabbed the teen and ran off. The motive behind the stabbing remains unknown.

The 15-year-old is listed in serious but stable condition.

Anyone with information is asked to call Nassau Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.