NYPD: Assault on Hasidic Jew possible bias crime

NEW YORK (AP) — The NYPD is investigating an assault on a Hasidic Jew visiting from England as a possible bias incident.

They say the man was walking in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Borough Park around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday when a man approached him from behind and pushed him to the ground. The assailant then fled. Police say the 65-year-old victim was treated at a hospital for minor injuries.

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