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01/31/2013 10:23 am ET

Nunchucks Subway Attack: Teens Assault Man At West 157th Street Station In New York (VIDEO)

A 25-year-old man was assaulted by three suspects at the West 157th Street subway station in Washington Heights earlier this month.

The NYPD released a video showing the victim being repeatedly hit and kicked by two of the attackers. One of the teenagers can be seen beating the man with nunchucks.

Police say the suspects told the man they wanted his jacket.

DNAinfo reports the attack took place on January 6th. Each of the suspects is believed to be between 17 and 19 years old and 150 pounds.

The victim escaped through the turnstile and was treated for cuts to the head. He has since been released.

Anyone with information on the attempted robbery is asked to reach out to Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS.

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