NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police released a new photo of three suspects they’re searching for in last week’s attack on a Jewish man in the Diamond District.
They’re believed to be part of a group that was seen on video beating Joseph Borgen last Thursday, as pro-Israel and pro-Palestine protests turned violent in Times Square.READ MORE: Attorney Says Current Whereabouts Of Brian Laundrie, Gabby Petito's Fiancé, Are Unknown
Police said Borgen was kicked, punched and beaten with crutches. The suspects also allegedly used an anti-Semitic slur.
“They were macing me for like a minute straight,” Borgen told CBS2. “Kicked me, punched me, beat me with crutches, hit me with flags.”READ MORE: New York Weather: CBS2’s 9/18 Saturday Morning Forecast
He said he suffered a concussion and bruises all over his body.
Two other suspects, 25-year-old Faisal Elezzi and 23-year-old Wasseem Awawdeh, have already been arrested on hate crime charges.MORE NEWS: Nearly 200 People Being Released From Rikers After Gov. Hochul Signs 'Less Is More Act,' Calls N.Y.'s Incarceration Rate 'A Point Of Shame'
Anyone with information about the beating 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.