NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Two of three suspects in a series of assaults at the Palisades Mall early Black Friday face hate crime charges.

The three assaults took place at the mall between 2:30 a.m. – 3:30 a.m.

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Chris Bujaj and Ardijan Mehaj, both 17, were arrested Monday, Clarkstown Police said.

Bujaj, of Tuckahoe, and Mejah, of Yonkers, face assault as a hate crime charges due to things they allegedly said during one of the assaults, according to police.

They’re being held on $25,000 bail.

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Police are still hunting for an unknown third suspect, who is described as white, 5’6″-5’8″,  seen wearing a black vest, grey hoodie and dark jeans.

(credit: Clarkstown Police)

(credit: Clarkstown Police)

Anyone with any information is asked to call the Clarkstown Detective Bureau at (845) 639-5840. You can also call their tipline at (877) 639-6233.

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