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November 15, 2019 11:47 am

Arrest Made in Egg-Throwing Attacks on Jews in Brooklyn

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A street view of a mainly ultra-Orthodox area in Borough Park in Brooklyn, NY, on Jan. 1, 2014. Photo: Nati Shohat/Flash 90.

JNS.org – An arrest was made on Wednesday night in a case of egg-throwing attacks on Jews in Brooklyn, NY.

Mohib Hoque, 18, was apprehended and charged with three hate crimes for being part of a group of teens that threw eggs at a 50-year-old woman on Saturday, also the Jewish Sabbath, in the Borough Park neighborhood. She was hit in the back.

Later, the group hit a man with an egg.

He then threw eggs at Congregation Bnei Torah Sanz between the neighborhoods of Flatbush and Borough Park as worshippers were leaving.

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There were no injuries in the incidents, according to police.

The incidents exemplify the spike in antisemitic hate crimes in Brooklyn in recent months.

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