Hasidic teen punched In the face in unprovoked attack

Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY - Hate struck the Jewish community in NYC again, this time in Williamsburg.

It happened at around 5:00PM at Marcy Avenue and Myrtle Avenue, when an African American male punched a Hasidic teen in the face.

Thanks to the fast response of Williamsburg Shomrim and the NYPD, the suspect was immediately taken into custody.

The 13-year-old victim was treated by Hatzolah on the scene. Thankfully, he did not require being transported to the hospital.

Charges are pending.