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Teens beat man for cell phone

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

The NYPD is on the hunt for a group of teens who viciously assaulted a man on Staten Island before taking off with his phone.

The attack happened on Sunday evening on Westervelt Ave. in the St. George section of the borough.

The teens, all males between the ages of 15-18, repeatedly struck the 52-year-old victim, according to police.

Surveillance video of the assault was released on Wednesday.

Anyone who recognizes the attackers is encouraged to contact the NYPD Crime Stoppers at any of the following:

www.nypdcrimestoppers.com

Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477)

Text your tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577

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