Police are investigating a disturbing incident in Flatbush in what is possibly a hate crime.
Sources tell YWN that at around 5:15PM on Tuesday afternoon, two black teens yelled anti-semitic slurs at a vehicle driven by an Orthodox Jewish woman at the intersection of Nostrand Avenue and Avenue J.
The two suspects then threw a rock and smashed a window of her minivan. The rock missed her 6-year-old child sitting in the back seat by inches. The child was child covered in shards of glass, but thankfully not injured.
The two teens took off running down Nostrand Avenue towards Avenue K.
Police, Hatzolah and Flatbush Shomrim were called.
Officers from the NYPD’s 63 Precinct are reviewing security camera footage of the incident.
Two nice EMT’s from FDNY were seen assisting the woman in temporarily sealing-up the broken window.
Detectives are on the scene investigating.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All calls are strictly confidential.
(Chaim Shapiro – YWN)