(WABC) — NEWARK, New Jersey — A New Jersey man attacked a church pastor on a Newark street after questioning the clergyman about his religious beliefs, authorities said.
The pastor walks with a cane as he recovers from a spinal injury, but while waiting by a bus stop in downtown Newark on Saturday night, he was beaten and attacked apparently because of religious beliefs.
"He asked, are you Muslim or are you a priest and then he started punching... punching me," pastor Mensah Ledlum said. "This is my first time in my life of ministry this has ever happened."
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