A 69-year-old Jewish man wearing a kippah was assaulted in Paris by a young Arab man who shouted about Allah and Hitler.
In Tuesday's incident, the alleged assailant hit the Jewish man, pushed him to the ground and dragged him by his hair while shouting "Alla hu akbar, long live Hitler, death to the Jews," the National Bureau for Vigilance Against Anti-Semitism, or BNVCA, wrote in a statement Wednesday. The call in Arabic means "Allah is the greatest."
Police apprehended the suspected assailant, the report said. A police physician recommended transferring the suspect to a psychiatric institution for observation because he was in a "state of over-excitement," according to the information received by BNVCA.