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Suspects throw racial slurs, assault man in Greenpoint: NYPD

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A sketch of one of the suspects in a possible bias assault. (DCPI)

A sketch of one of the suspects in a possible bias assault. (DCPI)

GREENPOINT, Brooklyn — Police are searching for two men involved in a possible bias attack of a man in Brooklyn.

The incident happened July 19 around 5 a.m., in the area of Leonard Street and Jackson Street in Greenpoint. According to police, the victim, 25, was riding his bicycle when the suspects began hurling racial slurs at him.

The victim was then allegedly knocked off his bicycle and attacked by the suspects. He was taken to Woodhull Hospital and treated for an injury to his eye.

Police have released a sketch of one of the suspects involved in the attack.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS. People can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls will remain anonymous.