The attacker who slugged a Jewish man for wearing an Israel Defense Forces sweatshirt in Brooklyn was busted Tuesday, cops said.
Suleiman Othman, 27, of Staten Island, was nabbed at 8:50 a.m. Tuesday in connection to the Dec. 26 attack on 21-year-old Blake Zavadsky outside the Foot Locker store on 86th Street near Fifth Avenue.
Othman — who was picked up by the NYPD’s warrant squad after getting a lead on the attacker from the department’s facial recognition unit — was charged with assault as a hate crime and aggravated harassment, police and sources said.
Zavadsky was with his friend Ilan Kaganovich, also 21, when two men approached, Zavadsky told The Post a day after the incident. ... Read More: NY Post