Police: Anti-Semitic scoundrel punches Jewish boy on Williamsburg street

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Cops are hunting for the bigoted teen who socked a Jewish boy in the face on a Williamsburg street on Sunday.

The teenage bruiser ran up to the 9-year-old — who police said was wearing “traditional Jewish attire” — on Throop Avenue around 6 pm as the boy was walking home, and punched him several times at the corner of Walton Street before running off, according to authorities and video footage obtained by Yeshiva World News.

The child refused medical attention at the scene following the attack, officials said.

And the assault is the latest in a string of anti-Semitic incidents reported across Brooklyn.

Earlier this month, two teens on Nov. 5 turned themselves in to police for scrawling swastikas and writing a racist slur on several Brooklyn Heights buildings the night before Halloween.

And on Nov. 2, authorities cuffed a 26-year-old from Bedford-Stuyvesant after he allegedly set fires and scribbled anti-Semitic graffiti at synagogues in Prospect Heights and Williamsburg the day before.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577–8477. The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at or by texting tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. All tips are strictly confidential.

Reach reporter Julianne Cuba at (718) 260–4577 or by e-mail at Follow her on Twitter @julcuba.
Updated 7:41 pm, November 29, 2018
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Wilbur D. Horse from Frog's Neck says:
When a black male punches a white person, a total stranger on the street, without Any provocation, the black male is "playing" the Knockout Game. The media refuse to identify the perp as a black male, fearing the label of "racist." But it is an undeniable fact that the perp is a male person of color. The public has the right to know every factual detail of a story. This is a hate crime, and hate is a 2 way street. And I don't see the phrase "hate crime" in this piece.
Nov. 30, 2018, 9:16 am
Male black from Fort Greene says:
So if that same male person of color robbed someone white , is that a hate crime ? Maybe he hates males because he got no daddy !
Nov. 30, 2018, 10:32 am
Old time Brooklyn from Slope says:
Wilbur - did you really expect more from the bp?
Nov. 30, 2018, 5:53 pm
I'm making tea from your white privilege tears says:
All these white people posting above me sure seemed triggered. Poor things.
Dec. 1, 2018, 9:35 am

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