Police Arrest Suspect in Assault on Jew in Williamsburg

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The assailant punching a Jewish an in Williamsburg, Sunday, in a screenshot from surveillance footage.

The NYPD on Monday arrested a suspect in an assault on a Jew in Williamsburg, the latest in a string of attacks against Jews in New York City.

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Police arresting the suspect Monday.

Surveillance footage from Sunday afternoon at Stockton Street and Marcy Avenue shows a man yelling at a Jew, then punching him.

Shomrim, Hatzolah and the NYPD responded to the scene. The victim was examined by Hatzalah for minor injuries, and did not require hospitalization.

On Monday afternoon, police arrested Henry Baker, 47. He has been charged with assault.


Photos and video courtesy of Williamsburg News

Updated Monday, June 7, 2021 at 8:00 pm .