Police ID suspects in double teen stabbing at Westchester Square subway platform

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Police are searching for several men wanted in connection to the stabbing of two teenagers at a Westchester Square subway station.

Investigators are looking for five men in connection to a double stabbing that happened Thursday around 11 a.m.

Police responded to a 15-year-old boy with multiple stab wounds to his back and another 15-year-old boy with wounds to his backside. Officials say they were stabbed inside the subway station.

MORE: Police: 15-year-old stabbed numerous times on Westchester Square subway platform

Police have identified the suspects caught on surveillance video and they all appear to be grown men.

Exclusive video shows one of the victims who ran to a nearby business looking for help. A friend of the victim tells News 12 a large group of men approached her and her teenage friends as they were waiting for the 6 train, and at least one of the men pulled out a large knife.Police say the group of men asked the teens if they had a problem and a dispute escalated, leading to two of the teens being stabbed.

Beyond Barber Academy helped one of those injured teens before police arrived. The two teenage victims were taken to NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi in stable condition.

Police have increased their patrol presence near the station.

Anyone with information is asked to call police.

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