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Group Breaks Man’s Spine, Steals Phone in NYC Pan Attack: Police

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What to Know

  • A group of four allegedly badly beat a 41-year-old man with a pan before stealing his cellphone in Brooklyn late last month
  • The victim suffered a spinal fracture, bruising and facial laceration in the June 30 attack on Fulton Street
  • Police released surveillance images of the suspects (above); anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS

Police are looking for four young men who viciously attacked a 41-year-old victim outside a store in Brooklyn two weeks ago, battering him in the head with a pan before stealing his cellphone, authorities said. 

The victim suffered a spinal fracture, bruising and facial laceration in the June 30 attack on Fulton Street in East New York, officials said. He was taken to a hospital in serious condition. 

Police released surveillance images of the suspects (above); anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS

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