Jewish man, son stabbed outside NY synagogue

Jewish man, teenage son stabbed with box-cutter outside synagogue in Brooklyn, New York.

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Stabbing attack
Stabbing attack

A Jewish man and his teenage son were seriously wounded when they were stabbed with a box cutter outside a synagogue in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Kensington bordering Borough Park.

The father, 45, and his son, 18, got into an argument early Sunday morning with three men who were drinking outside the synagogue. One of the men stabbed the father in his arm and neck, and the son in the neck and stomach. They were taken to Maimonides Medical Center in Borough Park in serious but stable condition, the New York Daily News reported.

One of the men, Vinesh Marajh, 42, was taken into police custody and charged with assault, disorderly conduct and harassment. The other two men were not apprehended.

Police do not believe the attack was a hate crime, WABC-TV reported.