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Two Jews were attacked with pepper spray in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn on Wednesday night, ColLive reported.

The unprovoked assault against the two victims was attended to by a Shmira community safety patrol volunteer who tried to end the confrontation. However, instead the perpetrator also pepper sprayed him before fleeing the area.

The incident took place at around 7:15 p.m. after the suspect accosted in a threatening manner multiple people who he tried to assault, the report said.

Shmira tracked down the perpetrator who was arrested by the NYPD, according to ColLive.