Attacker in Brooklyn uses antisemitic slur and hits teen
Brooklyn, N.Y. – A 14-year-old Orthodox Jewish boy was attacked
Thursday night in Williamsburg.
The New York City Police Department is investigating after a teen was
hit by a suspect while he was leaving his home on Lee Avenue around 8 p.m. The
suspect, who was on a bike, opened his hand while passing and struck the victim
in the face, then yelled, “Fuck Jews.” The force of the assault
knocked the glasses off the boy’s face.
The suspect then continued southbound toward Nostrand Avenue.
The victim filed a police report and the NYPD hate crimes task force is