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Five Men Attack Teen With Bats, Hammers On Long Island, Police Say

The area of 125 Post Ave. in Westbury.
The area of 125 Post Ave. in Westbury. Photo Credit: Google Maps street view

A teenager was assaulted by a group of five men armed with bats and hammers on Long Island overnight.

It happened on Saturday, July 11 at 12:10 a.m. in Westbury.

An 18-year-old man was walking southbound on Post Avenue when he was approached by five male subjects in front of 125 Post Ave., Nassau County Police said.

The subjects hit the victim with bats and hammers before fleeing the scene in separate vehicles, according to police.

One vehicle, a Nissan Murano, fled northbound on Post Avenue. The other vehicle, a white Acura, fled eastbound on Union Avenue.

The victim suffered serious injuries to his head and legs and was transported to a local hospital.

The subjects are described as male Hispanics. No further description is available, according to police.

Detectives request anyone with information on the incident contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS or call 911. All callers will remain anonymous.

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