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Crown Heights Father, 5 Yr Old Son Attacked in ‘Knock-Out’ Game

There have been a lot of 'knockout' attacks in Crown Heights. This time, someone got caught.
Many "knockout" attacks have occurred in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn, home to Chabad-Lubavitch World Headquarters at '770' Eastern Parkway.

Many "knockout" attacks have occurred in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn, home to Chabad-Lubavitch World Headquarters at '770' Eastern Parkway.
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A Jewish father and his five year old son were attacked Tuesday in another round of the ‘knockout game’ as they walked to the little boy’s first day at school in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.

That’s the bad news.

The good news is that an alert bystander saw the attack and chased the assailant. He raced after him down President Street, according to the Crown Heights.info website, flagging down a police patrol cruiser along the way. Police officers joined the chase.

The perpetrator was cornered in an apartment building – but that didn’t mean he was ready to give up when police tried to place him under arrest. Instead he resisted violently and police were forced to add a spritz of mace to their efforts to subdue the suspect.

First responders treated the perpetrator on the scene, and the father and son also arrived to identify their attacker and formally press charges.

The neighborhood, home to “770″ – World Headquarters of the Chabad-Lubavitch Chassidic movement, is a racially mixed area which also hosts the city’s West Indian Day Parade each year.

About the Author: Hana Levi Julian is a Middle East news analyst with a degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from Southern Connecticut State University. A past columnist with The Jewish Press and senior editor at Arutz 7, Ms. Julian has written for Babble.com, Chabad.org and other media outlets, in addition to her years working in broadcast journalism.


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20 Responses to “Crown Heights Father, 5 Yr Old Son Attacked in ‘Knock-Out’ Game”

  1. This has got to be one of the top dummest things youth have come up with. Bullies!!! :(

  2. Bethe Hart says:

    Glad to hear he was caught!!

  3. Glad he was caught and I hope he gets life without parole

  4. It’s time to start again the Jdl rav katana was right we need the jewish defens league

  5. Andy Brown says:

    Never heard of it thank God. I don’t keep up with stupid youth culture.

  6. Jill Bitton says:

    poor 5 yr old on his first day of school… hope this monster rots in prison

  7. Sad that peace loving people are subjected to brutality by people with animal behavior.

  8. The Jihad, which consist of Muslims, attack children, does the UN notice?

  9. What a wonderful Thing the witness did when he chased after the attacker and flagged down the police. He is a Hero

  10. Dawn Andrade says:

    Lock him up and throw away the key. Monster.

  11. Joyce Myers says:

    what to people get out of doing this stupid act…do they have that much hate in their heart…be careful…the heart will be attacked

  12. Thank G-d the criminal was arrested. Let's hope that the courts will jail him for a long time!

  13. Jose Medina says:

    Maybe the Jewish communities should hire IDF veterans to pose as rabies and with the help of the police capture these scumbags.

  14. This is a hate crime! The perpetrator needs to be prosecuted to the full extent of the law!!!

  15. Leigh Richards says:

    This was not racist…he was a poor black boy

  16. Mark Morris says:

    It's only a hate crime (by law) if the suspect admits it was racially motivated or the victim(s) was conducting a federally protected activity.

  17. Mark Morris says:

    I think humans are vaccinated for that, aren't they?

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