Mexican officials to patrol Staten Island following latest bias attack.

Police are investigating another assault on a Hispanic man in…

Police are investigating another assault on a Hispanic man in Staten Island as a possible hate crime — and the Mexican government is now getting involved as well.

Five men attacked the 40-year-old Mexican man Friday night as he was walking home after a soccer game at Faber Park, cop said. The attackers allegedly pummeled him while yelling anti-Mexican epithets. The man suffered head trauma, a fractured jaw and needed ten stitches above his eye, officials said.

The group of men made off with his backpack.

This is at least the sixth violent, ethnically-charged incident that has taken place in the neighborhood since April, and community leaders are urging residents to remain alert.

We will act decisively in order to protect our citizens and will actively promote that those guilty of these vicious attacks are brought to justice expeditiously. We are working hand-in-hand with local authorities on all levels, said Consul General of Mexico in New York, Ruben Beltran in an email to the Staten Island Advance.

The latest victim is a construction worker who has called the United States his home for the last five years, said Beltran. Police say they are looking for five suspects in this latest case, which is being investigated as a hate crime.

Source: Juan DeJesus for NBCNewYork.com via MSNBC.

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  • Darfur Deng

    President Obama’s Executive Order amending President Ronald Reagans’ 1983 EO 12425 and placing INTERPOL above the United States Constitution and beyond the legal reach of our own top law enforcement is a precursor to more damaging moves.”

    “When the paths on the road map converge – Iraq withdrawal, Guantánamo closure, perceived American image improved internationally, and an empowered INTERPOL in the United States – it is probable that President Barack Obama will once again make America a signatory to the International Criminal Court. It will be a move that surrenders American sovereignty to an international body whose INTERPOL enforcement arm has already been elevated above the Constitution and American domestic law enforcement.”

    “For an added and disturbing wrinkle, INTERPOL’s central operations office in the United States is within our own Justice Department offices. They are American law enforcement officers working under the aegis of INTERPOL within our own Justice Department.

    They now operate with full diplomatic immunity and with ‘inviolable archives’ from within our own buildings should send red flags soaring into the clouds.”

    “Ultimately, a detailed verbal explanation is due the American public from the President of the United States detailing why an international law enforcement arm assisting a court we are not a signatory to have been elevated above our Constitution upon our soil.”

    International Criminal Court
    Records show that the original order designated INTERPOL as a public international organization. Reagan had extended “appropriate privileges, exemptions, and immunities,” but kept it subject to searches and seizures under appropriate legal circumstances.

    Obama’s decision, analysts have concluded, exempted Interpol from all restrictions.

    “This international law enforcement body now operates – now operates – on American soil beyond the reach of our own top law enforcement arm, the FBI, and is immune from Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests.”

  • Faust

    I am a 3rd generation American of Mexican decent. While I do not support illegal immigration, I also do not support the assault of people simply because they are brown and of Mexican heritage. This whole immigration thing is coming to a head and I feel as though our country is very divided. I love my country and the rule of law. I hope that people will not think ill of me simply because I am brown and of Mexican decent. I am an American and I stand for America and the rule of law. There are many of us out here who are brown and of some hispanic heritage. Do not mistake our skin color for any sort of anti-American sentiment. Many have served in the military as I have countless relatives who have served and are currently serving. I have worked hard for what I have as has my family. We’ve never lived off of the government dole and would never think it proper. We are, like many others such as the readers of this website, Americans through and through. The problem as I see it is this… could the story above have been about me? Am I a target simply because I am brown? Would my would-be assailants realize that I have contributed to this country, my community, friends and family greatly? Would they care that I started a business from scratch? Would they care that I have employed well over 200 people in the last seven years? Would they care? Or is it all about skin color once again? Be careful who you judge. I may be your sisters boss or the guy who just bought school supplies for your brothers kids since he lost his job. This is America! Let’s act like Americans!
    PS. Felipe Calderon shoud stay the hell out of our country!

  • Neil

    Not to mention why in the hell is anyone from Mexico allowed to do anything in the USA? NO NO NO! Another Obama stunt.

  • Neil

    Now suddenly the Mexican officials care? WTF? Go AZ!

  • john jennings

    I realize that police of foreign extraction do investigate crimes in other countries. Having said that, what can these people do that the american cops can’t?

  • What a JOKE.