Elderly man attacked in New Jersey


New Jersey: An elderly Indian-American man was attacked and mercilessly beaten up in the streets of New Jersey by an assailant who has been taken into custody. The victim, Rohit Patel (57) has sustained several injuries including broken teeth, stitches on his mouth and forehead.

The accused Nyle Kilgore has been taken into custody and has been charged with bias intimidation and aggravated assault. He is now out on bail. Police said that the attacker targeted Patel because he is Indian and there have been a recent string of bias attacks against men of Indian descent in the New Jersey area.