THE BRONX - Police are looking for three suspects accused of attacking a 43-year-old man with a pipe in the Bronx.

The incident happened Tuesday on East 174th Street around 9 a.m.

Police say the men attacked the victim after a verbal dispute, and one of the men hit the victim over the head with a metal pipe causing him to fall to the ground where he was punched several times. Police say the men took off, and the victim was transported to Saint Barnabas Hospital.

Surveillance images of the three suspects have been released to the public, and police say they need help identifying the men.

They are described as being between 16 and 20 years old.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS.