By COLlive reporter
The NYPD has made an arrest in the violent attack on a 63-year-old man in Crown Heights, COLlive has learned.
The incident took place in August when Rabbi Avraham Gopin was attacked by a man who threw a large brick at him as he exercised in Lincoln Terrace Park.
The suspect was located by the NYPD Hate Crimes Unit, District Attorney Eric Gonzalez has informed Chanina Sperlin of the CHJCC.
He was then picked up by detectives from the 77th Precinct.
Oniel Gilbourne, 26, faces assault as a hate crime and criminal possession of a weapon charges.
The suspect is currently hospitalized.