Police investigate possible hate crime

Police say they are investigating a possible hate crime that took place in Williamsburg earlier this month. Authorities say multiple Jewish men in Hasidic clothing

Multiple Jewish men dressed in Hasidic clothing assaulted a black man.

Multiple Jewish men dressed in Hasidic clothing assaulted a black man. (12/15/13)

WILLIAMSBURG - Police say they are investigating a possible hate crime that took place in Williamsburg earlier this month.

Authorities say multiple Jewish men in Hasidic clothing assaulted 22-year-old Taj Patterson at 475 Flushing Ave. at about 5 a.m. on Dec. 1.

Patterson was struck several times in the face and head.

No arrests have been made. 

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