By COLlive reporter
A Jewish man was assaulted and robbed early Wednesday morning in Crown Heights.
The man was standing in front of his home on Crown Street near Brooklyn Avenue, talking on his cell phone at 3:55 am, when 2 individuals approached him, assaulted him and forcibly removed his phone, police said.
They also stole the man’s expensive jacket.
The thieves are described as black males approximately 25 years old, the NYPD said.
The police are currently collecting video surveillance footage from the area.