Kiryas Joel: Synagogue Worker Arrested After Stabbing Jewish Man


kjThe New York State Police in Monroe arrested Jae Kyung Lee (56) of Monroe for assault in the second degree.

Lee, a janitor in a synagogue on VanBuren Road in the Village of Kiryas Joel, stabbed a 35 year old Kiryas Joel resident in the upper leg with a small screwdriver type object causing a small puncture wound while both were in the synagogue.

Lee was additionally charged with criminal possession of a weapon in the fourth degree.

He is currently awaiting arraignment in the Town of Monroe Court.

(YWN Sullivan County Newsroom)