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The NYPD arrested a second suspect in connection with the violent beatdown of a Jewish man near Times Square last week.
Faisal Elezzi, 25, of Staten Island, was busted Monday and charged with three hate crimes in connection to the attack of 29-year-old Joseph Borgen, according to police.
The brutal assault took place last Thursday when Borgen was jumped by a mob of five men at 49th Street and Broadway. The victim was on his way to a pro-Israel rally.
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The suspects spewed anti-Semitic statements while pepper spraying, punching and kicking Borgen, police have said.
Police said the group also used crutches to beat the victim.
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Elezzi was charged with assault as a hate crime, menacing as a hate crime and aggravated harassment as a hate crime.
Another man, Waseem Awawdeh, was arrested Friday and charged for allegedly beating Borgen.
This story first appeared in the New York Post.
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