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NYPD releases video of suspects accused of attacking Muslim man in front of Queens mosque

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JAMAICA, Queens — Police have released a surveillance video of the suspects who allegedly attacked a man in front of a mosque in Queens Wednesday.

Mohamed Rasheed Khan, 59, was leaving the Center for Islamic Studies on Jamaica Avenue when he was punched and knocked off his bike, suffering serious injuries, police said.

Khan, who was wearing traditional Islamic attire, was rushed to Jamaica Hospital where he was treated for broken bones in his face, fractured ribs, and a concussion, sources said.

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Mohamed Rasheed Khan was attacked by three men Wednesday night as he was leaving the Center for Islamic Studies in Queens. (CAIR-NY)

The three teen suspects fled eastbound on Jamaica Avenue towards Francis Lewis Boulevard. Video shows two of the suspects running down Jamaica Avenue seconds after the attack.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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.