A Jewish man was attacked and verbally assaulted by a group of Black men on Eastern Parkway. The group, who were riding bicycles, ran over the man’s leg and shouted “heil hitler” at him.
The incident took place at around 8:00pm on Eastern Parkway between Brooklyn and Kingston Avenues. The victim, a 59-year-old Hassidic man, was accosted by a group of Black men riding bicycles. One of the attackers ran over the man’s foot while another shouted “heil hitler” at him.
The victim immediately called 911 and officers filled out a police report. Police sources said that the incident was referred to the hate crimes task force who is investigating the incident as a bias crime.
The victim was not injured and did not need medical attention.