Jennifer Millman

NYPD Chief Chaplain Attacked on Upper West Side

No arrests have been made

A stranger attacked the NYPD's chief chaplain as the 80-year-old man walked near Riverside Drive Sunday, authorities say. 

Police say Rabbi Alvin Kass was walking by West 83rd Street around 7 a.m. when someone came up from behind and threw him to the ground. 

Kass was taken to the hospital with a cut to his head. Authorities say he was not wearing anything that indicated he worked for the NYPD at the time of the attack. 

No arrests have been made.

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