WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn — At least three Jewish men were assaulted early Monday morning around the same Brooklyn neighborhood in what appears to be a series of attempted robberies, the NYPD said.
According to police, calls came in just after 6 a.m. for multiple men assaulted around the Williamsburg neighborhood.
The first incident occurred near 80 Ross Street, the second incident occurred near 626 Whyth Place and the third incident took place near 13 Hooper street, police said.
In each case, the victims were punched in the face before the attackers searched their pockets, according to authorities. Nothing was stolen from in any of the attacks.
Police said two of the men were taken to Bellevue Hospital Center. Their conditions are not known at this time.
The third man refused medical attention at the scene, police said.