Police are searching for three men who assaulted a 25-year-old woman while attempting to rob her. The incident happened just before 4 a.m. on Monday August 18th in front of a Dunkin' Donuts on E 170th Street in The Bronx. Video released by the NYPD shows one man suddenly punching the woman in the face and body until his friends join in.

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The first puncher stole the victim's cell phone, but she was able to hold onto her purse despite their punches. The first suspect is described as a male black, late teens, approximately 5'7" tall, weighing 150 lbs., with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a red T-shirt.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.