Jewish man assaulted in Brooklyn’s Crown Heights


(JTA) — A 19-year-old Jewish man was attacked by a group of black teenagers in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn.

There have been several assaults by blacks on identifiably Jewish victims in Crown Heights, a neighborhood with large Hasidic Jewish and black populations, over the last year.

The victim was “violently assaulted,” Collive reported, and was taken to Maimonides Hospital to be treated for light injuries.

A nearby security camera captured the teens on video, though not the actual assault, according to the report. The alleged assailants fled.

The New York Police Department is investigating the attack in conjunction with the Hate Crimes Task Force.

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