Police: Riverhead teen stabbed during robbery; 5 suspects sought

Police say the suspects demanded his personal belongings and during a struggle, the victim was cut in the chest and suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

News 12 Staff

Mar 29, 2023, 12:17 AM

Updated 389 days ago

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A Riverhead teenager was stabbed while walking home from school Tuesday, police say.
Police say five suspects were in black ski masks and confronted the 16-year-old victim with a knife at around 1:30 p.m. behind Harbor Freight Tools on Old Country Road.
They demanded his personal belongings and during a struggle, the victim was cut in the chest and suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
The suspects ran off before police arrived.


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