A Yeshiva student from Israel was attacked and robbed Monday night while walking on Albany Avenue in Crown Heights.
At around midnight the bochur was walking on Albany Avenue near President Street holding a donation box, when 2 male African Americans approached him.
The two males punched him in the face and stole the donation box from him, police said.
Volunteers from Shmira and Shomrim were called, and they assisted in finding and detaining the perps.
A police car on routine patrol was nearby, and immediately arrested both males for robbery.
The victim was punched in the face, causing minor injury. No words were said to the victim during the attack, police said, and cited the motive as robbery.
Both of the perps will be charged with robbery.