MonseyScoop.com is reporting that police in Spring Valley are charging someone with hate crime charges, after a rock was thrown at a UTA (Satmar) School Bus, Friday afternoon. The rock struck a 7-year-old child, on his way home from school, when the bus was at Ridge Avenue and Route 59. Hatzolah transported the child to Westchester Trauma Unit, where he underwent Neurosurgery. Information regarding the suspect(s) was not confirmed to MonseyScoop.com, but as can be seen in the images published by MonseyScoop.com, a group of young kids were detained right after the incident.
On Motzei Shabbos, Yossi Gestetner penned an op-ed calling out the Spring Valley Police Department’s response to the incident. The op-ed has been published on MonseyScoop.com - titled “Real Life Example Why Some Orthodox Jews Don’t Always Trust Cops” .