Police: Man threw fire extinguisher at elderly man, used anti-Jewish slurs

FORDHAM MANOR, Bronx (WABC) -- An elderly man was viciously attacked in what police say was a hate crime at a Jewish assisted living facility in the Bronx.

Police say 41-year-old Alen Califano broke into 'The New Jewish Home' in the Fordham Manor section on Saturday.

Officers say he tried to rob an 84-year-old man, throwing a fire extinguisher at him and using an anti-Jewish slur.

Police say Califano was arrested as he tried to flee.
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