NYPD and Williamsburg Shomrim (WSPU) received a call for a man assaulted at around 11:30AM, at Harrison Avenue and Gerry Street.
Responding units found a 35-year-old man with a head injury, and requested Hatzolah to respond. He was subsequently treated on the scene by Hatzolah, and transported to LICH Hospital where he is being treated for lacerations to his head.
Footage from security cameras is being reviewed.
The suspect is reportedly a dark skinned male, wearing a grey sweatshirt with a backpack.
Our sources add that the victim is a teacher at a nearby yeshiva, and was returning home from school when he was attacked.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) and WSPU at 718-237-0202. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.