CROWN HEIGHTS — A Jewish resident of Crown Heights was brutally beaten by three thugs on Tuesday afternoon.

According to footage provided by Crown Heights Shomrim, a car can be seen pulled over to the side of a street, while three thugs brutally attack the driver with blows through the driver side window.

After the assault, the thugs appear to enter a white vehicle that was blocking the victims vehicle from leaving the scene, and drive off.

The horrific assault reportedly took place in front of the victim’s 5-year-old child. The victim was transported to the hospital following the beating.

The victim, identified as Yossi Hershkop, was described by a Twitter user as a “Crown Heights leader.”

Crown Heights Shomrim released a statement following the incident, saying “Our Volunteers responded to a brutal assault by a few thugs. Despite a fast response the victim was in shock and wasn’t able to give details. Thank you to Hatzalah and the NYPD for responding. If you see this silver sedan please call 911 and Shomrim.”

As reported by Vos Iz Neias