Jewish Man Assaulted on Crown Street

A perpetrator attacked a Jewish man in Crown Heights on Sunday afternoon, punching him in the face and knocking off his hat. The attacker was arrested with help of Shmira and the NYPD.

By reporter

A perpetrator was arrested Sunday afternoon after he randomly attacked a Yungerman by knocking his hat off and punching him in the face. 

The incident occurred near Crown St and Troy Ave at approximately 4:30pm.

Shmira was immediately notified and together with the NYPD, they were able to apprehend the suspect and place him under arrest.

The victim is doing fine, a spokesperson for Shmira told

Shmira is reminding the community to remain alert of your surroundings at all times. In case of an emergency, call Shmira 24/7 at 718-221-0303 and 911.


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