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Harvey Keitel’s son assaulted in New York City

Harvey Keitel’s son was allegedly assaulted in lower Manhattan.

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Harvey Keitel’s son was attacked in New York City on Tuesday, Fox News has learned.

NYPD Lt John Grimpel told Fox News that a male victim was taken to Beth Israel Hospital and treated for minor injuries.

“On Tuesday 12 June 2018, is approximately [5:30]… it was reported to the police that a 13-year-old male victim was attacked after a verbal dispute ensued. The persons fled the location in parts unknown,” Grimpel told us.

Police would not confirm the victim’s identity, but Fox News has confirmed that it was Keitel’s 13-year-old son Roman.

Roman Keitel was riding his bike in lower Manhattan, when he was assaulted by two teenagers who are trying to steal his bike, the New York Daily News reported.

Keitel refused to give the teens a ride, and that, in turn, attacked the boy, punching him in the face and nose, the newspaper reported. The teens don’t reportedly end up the steal of the bike.

No arrests have been made and the suspects were not immediately identified. Harvey Keitel the agency not immediately return a request for comment by Fox News.

Roman Keitel is Harvey’s youngest son. Harvey Keitel, 79, is currently rapping up “The Irishman,” that is set to be released on Netflix in 2019.

Ryan Gaydos is an editor for Fox News. Follow him on Twitter @RyanGaydos.

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