Five people Saturday night who is in the home of a rabbi in the place, Monsey, in the state of New York. The culprit struck on the run. A suspect has now been arrested, according to the local police station.
The Orthodox Jewish Public Affairs Council (OJPAC) reports on Twitter, that the suspect and the victims, neerstak in the home, in Rockland County, approximately 50 miles to the north of the city of New York.
The five victims were transported to a hospital, according to the organization. Two of the victims were in poor health were. One of them, six have been put into it.
The police are using Facebook to announced that the suspected perpetrator has been arrested. There is no word on the identity of the detainee, or the motive for the attack.
According to a spokesperson for OJPAC found in the attacks around 22: 00 (local time), during the celebration of the jewish feast of Hanukkah. At that time there were in the house, dozens of people in attendance.
About one-third of the population living in Rockland County, is of Jewish origin, among them, an enclave of orthodox jews, who are in a relatively closed society.
The police in New York said Friday’s patrol in areas with a large jewish community, following a number of anti-semitic attacks.
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