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Hasid hit with paintballs in NY suburb
Three people charged with hate crimes after Hasidic Jewish man attacked from passing car, suffering minor injury. Victim says someone in vehicle shouted expletive about Jews
Three people have been charged with hate crimes after a Hasidic Jewish man was hit with paintballs fired from a passing car in a New York City suburb.

 

The victim said someone in the car shouted an expletive about Jews.

 

Ramapo town police say the victim and a friend were leaning against the friend's vehicle Wednesday night in the Hasidic community of Kaser.

 

They told police a man fired at them from the front passenger seat of the passing car.

The victim was hit at least twice in the abdomen with

paintballs and suffered a minor injury.

 

Police said members of a community patrol group cornered the suspects and their vehicle.

 

Police say three people in their 20s face assault as a hate crime and other charges.

 

 

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