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New York Hatzolah ambulance (illustrative)

A 26-year-old Hassidic Jewish man was chased and beaten on Sunday night in an attack by two assailants with an unknown object in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn.

The victim, who sustained a head wound, was treated at the scene by medics from the Hatzalah emergency medical response service before being evacuated to a medical center, according to Williamsburg News.

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The perpetrators fled the scene in a car, according to the report.

Police said the victim required eight staples to close the wound on his head.

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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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