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Man spits on woman, makes anti-Semitic remarks in Queens: police

Posted: 11:22 PM, Jan 03, 2020
Updated: 2020-01-04 07:19:55-05

FAR ROCKAWAY, Queens — Police have released video footage of a man who made anti-Semitic remarks after tried to enter a yeshiva in Far Rockaway.

The incident took place at 9:40 a.m. on December 24 at 15-13 Central Avenue.

According to police, the man tried to walk in the yeshiva, but was denied entry by school staff. He then walked over to a vehicle that was stopped in front of the location and made anti-Semitic remarks before spitting into the vehicle through an open passenger window, authorities said.

The 44-year-old woman driving was unharmed.

After spitting, the man fled the scene. He is described as in his 20s and with a slim build.

Anyone with information in regard 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 CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM [nypdcrimestoppers.com] , on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.