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Jewish man beaten by group of teens in Crown Heights

By Mason White 4:23 PM February 27, 2014
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By: Anika Rao
(Scroll down for video) A Jewish man of Brooklyn, New York, was beaten by a group of youngsters on a Crown Heights street in an unprovoked attack, crownheights.info reported.

Police were called to the scene to disburse and apprehend the violent group of teenagers.

The incident began at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Shomrim Patrol received a call about a young Jewish man, who was attacked and hit in the face by several teenagers near the corner of East New York and Troy Avenues.

Shomrim Patrol arrived on the scene and treated the victim at the scene. The victim refused further medical attention.

When asked to identify the suspects, the victim was unable to pinpoint his attackers as they mixed into a large group of students, who just finished school. The Shomrim Patrol followed the group as they made their way down Lefferts Avenue.

The group of teens began throwing sticks at passing vehicles. That is when the Shomrim Patrol alerted police.
When the teens saw the police officers they quickly fled from the scene.

Police were only able to detain several youngsters. The victim was again asked to identify his attackers, but he was unable to do so. Police released the suspects.

Police launched an investigation into the attack, but so far, no arrests have been made.