BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - He was in a neighborhood where he didn't live and that's whythis teenager believes he was attacked by complete strangers.
14 year old, Calvin Caurthon should be getting ready for thefirst day of school.
Instead, he's home recovering from a horrific attack.
Calvin says it all started on Glenwood Avenue, while he was onhis way to his father's house.
"A boy came up to me and said, where are you from?...and I justnodded my head like nowhere," said Calvin.
He said he just wanted the boy to ignore him and knew theconsequences if he said he was from a certain neighborhood.
"I'm not from any gang, I'm not down with nobody, I don't hangout on the streets," Calvin remarked.
But that answer wasn't good enough.
Calvin said, "He ran up from behind me and just swung and triedto hit me."
Within seconds he said a group of kids were attacking him,punching him and he briefly got away.
"And they caught me again and started stopping me and they keptdoing it and they took my shoes and then they took my pants off,"said Calvin.
Even with a broken ankle, he managed to escape one moretime.
Calvin was able to stumble to his aunt's house on Winslow Avewhere he was able to call his sister's name right before hecollapsed outside.
Across Buffalo, his mother received a frantic phone call fromher daughter.
Calvin's mother, Natasha Fleming said, "Mother's instinct, Iknew something was wrong."
She drove to the scene and was horrified to see her son.
"The police were there, the ambulance was there, my son wasunresponsive on a backboard with a C collar around his neck withoxygen on," she also said.
He was taken to the hospital and is okay now but his motherfears the long term damage this attack may cause her son.
A Buffalo police spokesperson told News 4 that they arecontinuing to investigate and are making progress on the case butso far no arrests have been made.
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