Three Teens Assault Man in East Williamsburg

Orient Avenue in East Williamsburg, near where the assault took place (Screenshot via Google Maps)

EAST WILLIAMSBURG – Police are looking for three teenagers who attacked a man on Orient Avenue earlier this month.

Around 6:30 in the evening on Sunday, November 5, a 43-year old man was sitting in his car outside 17 Orient Avenue, near Metropolitan Ave, when three teenagers approached his car, hitting it with sticks, police said. When the man exited his car, the teenagers assaulted him, punching him about the head and body before fleeing the area.

EMS transported the man to Wyckoff Hospital, where he was treated for for his injuries and released, police said.

Surveillance video of the suspects can be seen below:

Police described the suspects as three male Hispanic teens, roughly 17-19 years old.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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Paul Stremple

Paul was a staff reporter at Bklyner, responsible for covering Northern and Eastern parts of Brooklyn between August 2017 and January 2019.


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