Boxing watch party leaves Applebee's worker with 200 stitches

A boxing watch party turned violent in Belmont Sunday, leaving four men behind bars and an Applebee's worker with 200 stitches. According to police, six

THE BRONX - A boxing watch party turned violent in Belmont Sunday, leaving four men behind bars and an Applebee's worker with 200 stitches.

According to police, six men allegedly refused to pay a cover fee and were asked to leave the Fordham Plaza restaurant by an employee, who was later slashed in the face by the group.

Authorities say they are still searching for two suspects, but the four others, including 16-year-old Messiah Runcie, have been charged with felony assault and criminal possession of a weapon.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

News 12 hit the streets to find out, 1 Word on the Street: Worst Highway in NYC
The incident happened on March 15, inside the 2 VIDEO: Deli Plus Grocery shooting exclusive video
Furry Friends for 3/24 - Animals for Adoption 3 Furry Friends for 3/24 - Animals for Adoption
VIDEO: Rob Astorino blasts free tuition plan 4 VIDEO: Rob Astorino blasts free tuition plan
VIDEO: Interview with Newburgh fire chief 5 VIDEO: Interview with Newburgh fire chief

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE