By COLlive reporter
A perpetrator was arrested after he randomly attacked a Chassidic Jewish man in the Crown Heights neighborhood on Sunday afternoon.
The incident occurred near Crown Street and Troy Avenue at approximately 4:30 PM when the attacker punched the Jewish man in the face, knocking his hat off.
Shmira volunteer patrol was immediately notified and together with the NYPD they were able to apprehend the suspect and place him under arrest.
The victim is doing fine, a representative of Shmira told COLlive.com.
Shmira is reminding the community to remain alert of your surroundings at all times. In case of an emergency, call Shmira 24/7 @ 718-221-0303 and 911.