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.

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

The neighborhood watch volunteer was treated and released.

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