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Bronx subway screwdriver attack ends with 2 teens in custody

Tuesday, November 05, 2013
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Two teenagers are charged in a screwdriver attack in a Bronx subway.

Police say 17-year-old Jay Nelson punched a 45-year-old man in the face on a northbound D train at the East 170th Street/Grand Concourse station just after 2:30 Saturday afternoon.

His friend, 16-year-old Malik Cruz, then allegedly tried to stab the man with a screwdriver.

The victim is expected to be okay.

Nelson and Cruz are charged with assault and menacing.

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