Hassidic Jew assaulted in Brooklyn in possible hate crime

After being asked by his assailants if he's Jewish, the man, who was walking in Crown Heights in the middle of the night, was stabbed in the arm; He only sought medical the next day
In the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, during the night between Friday and Saturday, aHassidic Israeli man was violently attacked. He was stabbed in the arm with a screwdriver after being questioned about his Jewish identity.
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The incident occurred around 2:30 in the morning when two individuals approached the victim. Due to his limited English proficiency, he did not fully comprehend their words but recalled being asked whether he was Jewish.
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Soldier and Haredi
Soldier and Haredi
Ultra-rthodox Jew next to an IDF soldier
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Subsequently, one of the assailants stabbed him with a screwdriver. Despite the injury, the victim did not seek immediate assistance and went to sleep. It was only on Saturday morning that his friends contacted emergency services, leading to his transfer to a hospital for medical treatment. The police are currently investigating the incident and considering the possibility that it may be a hate crime.
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