Sergio Acosta arrested, charged in connection with February beating in Inwood

Sergio Acosta was arrested by police yesterday. He is accused of beating a man, dragging his body before stabbing him multiple times. Erick Pelaez was

Sergio Acosta is accused of beating a man, dragging his body before stabbing him multiple times.

Sergio Acosta is accused of beating a man, dragging his body before stabbing him multiple times. (6/1/13)

INWOOD - Police say a teen is facing attempted murder charges in connection with an Inwood attack that occurred back in February.

Sergio Acosta was arrested by police yesterday. He is accused of beating a man, dragging his body before stabbing him multiple times. Erick Pelaez was also arrested last month in connection with the beating.

Both men are facing gang-related charges. Police say they are still searching for a third suspect. 

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