Feb. 2, 2019 By Christian Murray
The police have released a photo of a man who allegedly spat on a Muslim woman on a Dutch Kills street last week.
The suspect allegedly walked past the woman–who was wearing a hijab–at around 1:30 p.m. on Jan. 29 and spat on her in front of 37-14 30th St. The police said that the incident is being investigated by its Hate Crimes Task Force.
The police are offering a $2,500 reward for information on the case.
The suspect was last seen wearing a gray hoodie, dark gray jacket, blue jeans and black sneakers.
Anyone with information on the case should contact the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-8477, or text CRIMES and then enter TIP577, or visit www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.
No place for hate in NYC. ?WANTED for anti-Muslim aggravated harassment against a female victim @NYPD114Pct. See him? Call 911. Know him? Call Crimestoppers @NYPDTips 800-577-TIPS (8477). Our @NYPDHateCrimes detectives are on the case. #YourCityYourCall. pic.twitter.com/UMxmNB9Q8o
— Chief Dermot F. Shea (@NYPDDetectives) February 1, 2019