A couple walking in Manhattan on Monday night were attacked by a group of people who made anti-Jewish remarks, media reports say.
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The New York Post reported, citing police sources, that the woman was hit with a water bottle and her husband, who was wearing a kippa, was punched in the head when he sought to defend his wife.
The couple wasn't seriously injured and refused medical attention after the attack, which occurred on East 63rd Street, the paper reported.
The website JP Updates said the New York City Police Department's Hate Crimes Task Force was reviewing security-camera footage. Sources told the site that the police may have the license-plate numbers of the cars used by the attackers.