Arrest Made In Brutal Beating Of Crown Heights Resident

An arrest has been made in the beating of a Crown Heights Resident that occurred at the end of last month. The man arrested is presently being held in a psychiatric ward of a local hospital.

by CrownHeights.info

An arrest has been made in the case of Rabbi Abraham Gopin, 63, who was walking through a Crown Heights park on August 27th when he was viciously assaulted with a brick.

Oniel Gilbourne, 26, was arrested for assault as a hate crime, along with charges of criminal possession of a weapon. Gilbourne, a resident of Brooklyn, is presently being held in a psychiatric ward of a local hospital.

Rabbi Gopin, a Crown Heights resident, sustained injuries to his face, and suffered several broken teeth as a result of the assault.

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