Police: Teen injured by brick likely thrown through MTA bus roof

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A teenage boy was injured after being struck by a brick likely thrown through the roof of an MTA bus in the Bronx, according to police.

The incident happened Sunday aboard the Bx13 on Ogden Avenue around 9:45 p.m.

Police say the large cinder block came crashing through the roof of the bus and struck a 19-year-old man, cutting him.

He suffered a laceration and was transported to Lincoln Hospital.

At least 25 people were on the bus at the time of the incident, but they were not hurt, according to officials.

Police say the large brick was likely thrown from a building.

They are investigating the matter as a criminal mischief case, but say no arrests have been made.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.  

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