In Brooklyn motorist was beaten by Hasidic man crossing the road
Author: Katerina Moskalets
Brooklyn new York USA
The new York city police arrested 37-year-old Farrukh Afzal who attacked passerby in traditional Hasidic clothing on the morning of 14 December in borough Park.
Farrukh jumped out of the car at the corner of 46th Street and 13th Avenue with his fists and attacked the pedestrian. Beating recorded on video an eyewitness.
Witness the beating began and the police arrived on a call.
Rowdy was arrested, and the victim, 62-year-old Linden Schwartz, sent to Maimonides Hospital with bruises, bruises and a busted lip. According to Schwartz, he went into the synagogue and attacked him, the motorist “kind of wanted revenge”. For what the victim said.
Lawyer Farrukh said that, crossing the road, Schwartz broke the window of the car his client, so the latter feared for his life.
Prosecutors claim that were the case. Schwartz crossed the street at an intersection, Farrukh was designall to go faster. In the result between the driver and the pedestrian began sparring, and Schwartz allegedly struck the window of the car, then Farrukh jumped out of the car and began to beat him.
“It’s not the Wild West is the Park of the borough, said state Assemblyman Dov Hikind. — We will not tolerate violent, hate-filled actions have taken place on our streets“.
According to Hikind, Schwartz told him that the man who assaulted him, the man spoke a different language and the only words he understood was “Allah” and “Israel.”
First, Farrukh was accused of assaulting a hate crime, disorderly conduct and harassment. However, on Sunday evening in a formal arraignment in court was told that he is charged with attempted assault 2nd degree, assault 3rd degree, threats, and harassment.
On 14 October, the police arrested the bus driver, Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) after he allegedly exposed himself to two teenage girls in Brooklyn.
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