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83-year-old Hasidic man beaten by 2 black women in Williamsburg

By Mason White 8:48 AM June 30, 2014
Scene of the incident 

By: Sanvi Rizvi
An elderly Hasidic Williamsburg man was hospitalized after being beaten by two black women, police in New York said.

Brooklyn Police said that the incident unfolded on Friday night, and Naftali Lebovits suffered serious wounds as a result of the beating.

According to the police investigation, the 83-year-old man was walking on Taylor Street, after having dinner with family. Suddenly, the two women approached and beat him until he fell unconscious to the floor.

Raven Small, 20, and Tatyana Bone, 18, are also accused of screaming anti-Semitic slurs during the attack. Neighbors who heard the screams, called the police.

The old man was transferred by an ambulance to a nearby hospital. Later, the two women were detained by police. They were both charged with assault.