2016_04_bushwick3.jpgPolice are searching for between eight and ten suspects accused of attacking a man outside a Brooklyn restaurant over the weekend.

Surveillance video shows the brawl, which includes one person using his belt to strike the victim and another wielding a bar stool.

According to the NYPD, the incident occurred at midnight on Saturday, April 16th, in front of Vaqueros restaurant at 1541 Myrtle Avenue in Bushwick. The 26-year-old victim, police say, "was punched, kicked, stabbed with a sharp object and hit with bar stools by a group of approximately 8 to 10 suspects."

The victim, who suffered multiple lacerations to his torso, shoulder and left arm, was taken to Elmhurst General Hospital in critical but stable condition.

Police describe the suspects as being in their early-to-mid-20s and believe they fled eastbound on Myrtle Avenue after the assault.


Investigators also released stills of the suspects as well as the disturbing video of the assault.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.