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Restaurant workers in Brooklyn attacked with soda cans, broom: cops

Posted: 10:48 AM, Jan 23, 2020
Updated: 2020-01-23 10:48:18-05

FLATBUSH, Brooklyn — Three people violently attacked employees inside at a restaurant in Brooklyn, police said.

The assault happened at the Mr. King Asian Fusion restaurant along Flatbush Ave in the Flatbush section on Dec. 27, 2019, authorities said.

Surveillance video shows two men and a woman entering the restaurant at about 8 p.m. They were then see punching and hitting two workers with a broom.

The alleged attackers were then seen grabbing soda cans and drinks out a cooler before began throwing the cans at the employees.

The three individuals then took off, cops said.

One of the victims was taken to the hospital to be treated for cuts on the face, while the other refused medical attention, according to police.

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Surveillance images show three alleged attackers at Mr. King Asian Fusion on December 27, 2019.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).