The search is on for two people police say attacked an off-duty officer in the Bronx. 

They managed to steal his service weapon.

Investigators say three people in total assaulted the officer around 3 a.m. Sunday in Mount Hope.

One man was taken into custody but has not yet been charged.

Police say he's admitted to taking the gun, and told the NYPD where he stashed it.

As for the officer, he was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Anyone with information on the case should contact the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS, or text CRIMES and then enter TIP577, or visit