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GRAPHIC VIDEO: Brooklyn man beaten and robbed in Midwood


Updated: Monday, December 28, 2015, 2:10 PM

A young Jewish man was brutally beaten on a Midwood sidewalk during an early morning robbery, surveillance video shows.

The 20-year-old victim was knocked to the sidewalk and hit repeatedly in the face by a hoodie wearing assailant in front of 809 Avenue M at 12:50 a.m.

After the victim was on the floor, another attacker appears and grabs the man’s iPhone and wallet from his pocket.

A friend called Hatzalah who took the victim to Maimonides hospital where he is in stable condition, according to community sources.

Elected officials in the area were furious and offered a $ 3,000 award for information leading to an arrest.

Police are looking for two men who were caught on a surveillance camera attacking and robbing a young Jewish man in Midwood, Brooklyn.

“I’m shocked this could happen in our neighborhood, and in such a safe community,” said state Assemblyman Dov Hikind.

State senator Simcha Felder said the attack showed the importance of surveillance cameras in the neighborhood.

“It’s a shame that people don’t feel comfortable walking around in their own neighborhood,” he said.

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