By Carol Tannenhauser
On Wednesday Morning, WSR received the following communication from the NYPD. They are seeking the public’s assistance in locating the individuals who allegedly perpetrated an anti-Semitic incident on April 2nd, near West 86th Street and West End Avenue:
The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in ascertaining the whereabouts of the three unidentified males who are seen in the attached photos and are sought in connection with menacing within the confines of the 20th Precinct. Details are as follows:
It was reported to police that on Saturday April 2, 2022 at approximately 1925 hours in the vicinity of West 86 Street and West End Avenue, three unidentified males approached the victims: a 12-year-old male; three 13-year-old males; a 15-year-old male; and a 16-year-old male. The unidentified males made anti-Jewish statements and Unidentified Male #1 menaced the victims with a sword. The unidentified males fled on foot. There were no injuries. The investigation by the NYPD Hate Crime Task Force is ongoing.
Photos are attached. Unidentified Male #1 is seen in photo left.
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 Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.
All calls are strictly confidential.