Police said it happened on July 11 around 3 p.m. when a 911 caller reported an assault in front of 2525 Kings Highway, near East 27th Street.READ MORE: NYPD Officer Wilbert Mora Dies After Being Shot In Line Of Duty In Harlem: 'True Heroes Never Die'
When officers arrived, according to the NYPD, they learned the victim was walking home when three unidentified men in a car stopped beside him and started shouting anti-Semitic slurs.
Police said the victim responded, before the men got out of the car, pushed him to the ground and punched him repeatedly.READ MORE: Overturning Of Mask Mandate In New York State Leads To Confusion On How To Proceed In School Districts
The victim was able to walk to Community Hospital, where he received stitches on his face and was treated for a broken finger.
Police said they’re looking for three men approximately 18 to 20 years old.
The NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating.MORE NEWS: Sources: Man Shot In ER Waiting Area At Jacobi Medical Center
Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.