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Police search for teens who threw traffic cones at Jewish man

June 21, 2024 Brooklyn Eagle Staff
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WILLIAMSBURG – THE NEW YORK POLICE DEPARTMENT (NYPD)’S HATE Crime Task Force is investigating a group of five teenagers who harassed a 41-year-old man walking at Lorimer and Meserole Streets on the night of Thursday, June 6. They made anti-Semitic statements while throwing traffic cones and bottles at him before fleeing. The victim sustained minor injuries. The individuals are between 14 and 20 years of age; police are searching for four boys and one girl.

Police are searching for these five teens in connection with a hate incident. Photo courtesy of the NYPD
Police are searching for these five teens in connection with a hate incident. Photo courtesy of the NYPD

Anyone with information regarding 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 crimestoppers.nypdonline.org or on X @NYPDTips.

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