51-year-old Orthodox man beaten in Brooklyn bias attack; 2 arrested, 1 on the run

CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Two men are under arrest and another is still on the loose after police say they attacked an Orthodox Jewish man in Brooklyn early Wednesday morning.

Authorities say 18-year-old Navar Walters, 20-year-old Teshon Bannister and an unidentified third man punched and kicked a 51-year-old man on President Street in Crown Heights at approximately 1 a.m.

Police have charged Walters and Bannister with assault as a hate crime.

The victim was taken to NYU Langone Hospital, where he was treated for minor injuries.

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