BROOKLYN (VINnews) — The NYPD is seeking 3 men who are suspected to have beaten a 51-year-old man while yelling anti-Semitic slurs at him.
The incident occurred on Saturday July 11 at approximately 3:00 PM in the afternoon. Police say that they were called by an individual reporting an assault in front of 2525 Kings Highway, near East 27th Street in Brooklyn.
According to police, the victim was walking towards his house, when a vehicle containing 3 individuals stopped alongside him. The occupants began to hurl anti-Semitic slurs at him.
The responded to the verbal assault, at which point the occupants exited the vehicle, threw him to the ground and repeatedly punched him.
The victim was treated at Community Hospital for a broken finger and received stitches on his faces.
The NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating the incident. The suspects being sought are approximately 18-20 years old.