Man slaps Jewish plumber to ground after altercation in Brooklyn, flees scene | JNS
New York police are looking for a man caught assaulting a Jewish plumber in Brooklyn, NY, whose van partially blocked a driveway in Borough Park on Wednesday.
Video taken at the scene showed the driver loading equipment into his van when he was approached by a shirtless man, and verbally and physically assaulted.
A woman initially demanded that the plumber move his vehicle, to which the Jewish man replied that he would if a car had to leave the driveway, police said. BoroPark24.
The shirtless younger man confronted the older owner of the van and told him to “get out”. [his] property” and “Get the f**k out of here.” He also yelled at the victim, “You disrespected my wife!” to which the Jewish man said, “I told her I’m moving.”
“You told her no!” the assailant replied before hitting the plumber so hard that he was knocked to the ground.
According to the publication, the victim briefly lost consciousness after being hit, causing bruising under his eye and a cut on his mouth.
New York Police and Borough Park Shomrim attended the scene, but the perpetrator, whose address is known to authorities, had already fled.
“Violent acts of this kind will not be tolerated in our city,” said New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio. Posted on Twitter. “The NYPD is investigating and make no mistake, the perpetrator WILL be brought to justice. If you have any information, please contact @NYPDTips immediately.”
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