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NYPD Releases New Photos Of Suspects In Anti-Semitic Attack On Jewish Man In Diamond District

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.

Police said Borgen was kicked, punched and beaten with crutches. The suspects also allegedly used an anti-Semitic slur.

Joseph Borgen
(credit; Joseph Borgen)

"They were macing me for like a minute straight," Borgen told CBS2. "Kicked me, punched me, beat me with crutches, hit me with flags."

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.

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.

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