NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police made another arrest during an attack on a Jewish man in Diamond District.
He is said to be part of the group seen on the video defeating Joseph Borgen in May, like Pro-Israel and pro-Palestinian protests turn violent in Times square.
Police said Borgen was kicked, punched and beaten with crutches. The suspects are also said to have used an anti-Semitic slur.
Borgen told CBS2: “They were looking for me within a minute. “Kick me, punch me, hit me with crutches, hit me with a flag.”
He said he suffered a concussion and bruises all over his body.
On Tuesday night, police announced the arrest of Mahmoud Musa, 23, of Staten Island. He faces gang assault and assault as a hate crime.
Two other suspects, Faisal Elezzi 25 years old and Wasseem Awawdeh, 23, were arrested on hate crimes charges.
Anyone with information about the beating is asked to call 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 through their website or on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.