CROWN HEIGHTS (VINnews) — On Tuesday afternoon, a Jewish funeral procession was taking place in Crown Heights, when the participants were physically assaulted.
The incident occurred at the intersection of Crown Street and Brooklyn Avenue.
In the video below, a black male can be seen swinging wildly at the participants at the procession. When he asks why he’s being recorded, he is told “because you’re punching people.”
When a bystander tried to calm him down, he responds “You wanna get knocked out too?”
According to reports, the attackers became agitated when the procession paused in front of a house, thereby briefly blocking traffic.
The NYPD and Crown Heights Shorim are seeking the vehicle of the attackers.