A man in traditional Jewish garb was randomly slugged in Brooklyn over the weekend, authorities said.
The 21-year-old victim – who was wearing Hasidic garments – was walking at Troy Avenue and Carroll Street in Crown Heights around 1:20 am Saturday when the suspect approached him from across the street and socked him in the nose, cops said.
The assailant didn’t say a word during the assault, police said.
The victim was treated at the scene for his injury.
The suspect – shown on video walking on the sidewalk past a yellow school bus for Beis Chaya Mushka – a girls’ high school located at that intersection, fled the scene, police said.
The NYPD’s Hate Crimes Unit is investigating the assault.
The incident comes just over a week after Christina Darling, 21, allegedly accosted three kids on Avenue P near Coleman Street in Marine Park and snarled, “Hitler should have killed you all. I’ll kill you and know where you live,” before spitting on an 8-year-old boy.
Darling was arrested Friday and charged with aggravated harassment and menacing, both as hate crimes, and acting in a manner injurious to a child.
On Dec. 26, Suleiman Othman, 27, slugged 21-year-old Blake Zavadsky, who is Jewish, on 86th Street near Fifth Avenue in Bay Ridge, cops said.
Zavadsky said he was with a friend outside a Foot Locker around 10:45 am when two men confronted him, taking particular issue with his hoodie that featured the emblem of the Israeli military forces.
Othman was nabbed Jan. 11 and charged with assault as a hate crime and aggravated harassment, cops said.