[Video below.] Early this morning, a Jewish man was on his way to shul with his tallis and tefillin when he was assaulted in what is possibly hate crime.
Shomrim responded swiftly to the scene and apprehended the suspect, a Church Avenue car service driver, who was then taken into police custody.
Meanwhile, Hatzolah transported the victim to the hospital with minor injuries.
The NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force was notified of the incident and is investigating.