NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Shomrim volunteer was slashed Wednesday in Brooklyn.

Police said he confronted a group of men for assaulting another victim when one of the suspects slashed him below the knee.

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It happened just before 10 p.m. near the corner of 46th Street and New Utrecht Avenue in Borough Park.

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The neighborhood watch volunteer was treated and released.

Three suspects were taken into custody, but the search continues for a fourth.

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