By Steve Beck

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia police are searching for three suspects in the violent attack of a teen that was caught on tape.

The assault happened at about 12:45 a.m. on November 16th in the 900 block of N. 4th Street in the city’s Kensington neighborhood.

According to investigators, the 17-year-old victim left a friend’s house and was waiting outside to get a ride home when he was approached by the three suspects.

Without warning, one of the suspects sucker-punched the victim, knocking him to the ground. The two other suspects also joined in, kicking and punching the victim in the head.

 

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At one point, it appears as if the suspects reached into the victim’s pockets. The suspects then ran away.

The victim suffered a broken jaw and shattered teeth during the attack.

The Philadelphia Police Department is offering a $1,000 reward for the arrest and conviction of the suspects responsible.

Anyone with information on the suspects is urged to call 911 or 215.686.TIPS (8477).

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