18-Year-Old Arrested in Connection With Egg-Throwing Assaults in Brooklyn: Police - NBC New York

18-Year-Old Arrested in Connection With Egg-Throwing Assaults in Brooklyn: Police

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    NYPD Investigating Egg Attacks in Brooklyn

    Police are searching for suspects who were caught on camera throwing eggs at a woman, a man and a synagogue this weekend in Brooklyn.

    (Published Monday, Nov. 11, 2019)

    What to Know

    • Police have arrested a suspect in connection to egg-throwing attacks that occurred last weekend in Brooklyn

    • A woman was hit with an egg Sunday and the other attacks were on a man and inside a synagogue on Saturday

    • No one was injured in the incidents, according to police

    Police have arrested an 18-year-old suspect involved in possibly hate-motivated egg attacks that occurred over the weekend in Brooklyn.

    The NYPD Hate Crime Task Force announced the arrest late Wednesday, saying the teen was allegedly involved in multiple assaults across Borough Park. Police didn't immediately identify the suspect and it's unclear what charges he's facing.

    In one incident on Nov. 10, two individuals walked up behind a 50-year-old woman on 38th Street and 15th Avenue and threw eggs at her, hitting her in the head.

    The whole thing was caught surveillance camera. Police say the suspects said nothing and ran away.

    NYPD Looks Into String of Possible Brooklyn Hate Crimes

    [NY] NYPD Looks Into String of Possible Brooklyn Hate Crimes

    The Jewish community in Borough Park is on edge after what could be a string of hate crime attacks, the latest being a group of men chasing a teen down the street as they tried to get him in a van. NBC New York’s Ida Siegal reports.

    (Published Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019)

    In a separate incident nearby on 38th Street, a man was also hit with an egg throw by what appeared to be a group of teens on Nov. 9, according to police. Later that same evening, an egg was thrown at a wall inside the Sanz Synagogue on Dahill Road.

    No one was injured in the incidents, police said.

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