Assault of Hasidic man in Brooklyn being investigated as hate crime

BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A cowardly attack on a Jewish man in Brooklyn is being investigated as a hate crime.

A person who was waiting behind a car punched a man in Hasidic clothing from behind.

It happened late Friday near Stockton and Marcy Avenue in Bed-Stuy.

The victim suffered some injuries to his face but is expected to be okay.

Police are now looking for the attacker.

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