NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – A man has been arrested for allegedly throwing bleach at a rabbi who advocates for sexual abuse victims.
Meilech Schnitzler is expected to be charged with attacking Rabbi Nuchem Rosenberg on a street in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn on Tuesday afternoon, Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said.
The bleach hit Rosenberg in the eye, police said.
The 62-year-old victim runs a web site that publicizes child sexual abuse victims in the Satmar Hasidic community.
Schnitzler is believed to be the son of a man the rabbi considers a pedophile, Kelly said.
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