Thursday, November 12, 2015
Teen Stabbed In Bronx Park In Critical Condition
By Geoffrey Croft
A 17-year-old was stabbed in the neck in Williamsbridge Oval Park NYC Park Advocates has learned.
The victim is in critical but stable condition according to police.
Witnesses told authorities that a group of between 6 - 8 people were talking when an argument broke out. They heard yelling and screaming and saw the victim lying on the ground his holding the right side of his neck.
The group ran east out of the park.
The incident occurred yesterday at 2:35 pm. near the Recreation Center within the confines of the 52nd Pct.
Two young kids came into the Recreation Center and alertered a Park Enforcement Patrol Officer.
Park patrons and even a motorist came to the aid of the victim.
"People were trying to help stop the bleeding," said a law enforcement source at the scene.
"One woman jumped out of her car and brought paper towels. People from the basketball court came over to help."
Police recovered a small folding knife with blood on it. They also found a large kitchen knife in a nearby sewer drain.
No arrests have been made.