A Jewish man was attacked on Shabbos afternoon in Crown Heights by a black male on a bicycle.
The incident occurred at 12:30 pm, when the Jewish man was crossing New York Avenue near Union Street in the heart of Crown Heights, when the black male crossed in front of him on the bicycle.
As the black male drove by, he slapped the Jewish man in the face and said, “you dirty Jew.”
The Jewish male immediately walked into the 71 Precinct in Crown Heights to report the incident.
The incident is being investigated as a hate crime and Hate Crimes task force has been notified, police said.