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Citi Bike rider who viciously attacked Orthodox Jewish boys is shown in new NYPD video

A callous Citi Bike rider is seen attacking two Orthodox Jewish boys in Brooklyn in new surveillance footage released by the NYPD on Friday, and the department is treating the assault as a possible hate crime. We’re investigating.

The victims, ages 11 and 13, were wearing traditional clothing and playing with several others on Franklin Street near Myrtle Street in Bedford-Stuyvesant, both pedaling down the street Sunday night. They became targets when Ryder discovered them.

Police said the man, believed to be between 18 and 20 years old, yelled at the children to get off the sidewalk as he drove past them.

Police said the violent attacker targeted two Orthodox Jewish boys, ages 11 and 13, on Franklin Avenue near Myrtle Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant. new york city police

The man then returns, gets off his bike and pushes the older boy to the ground, according to disturbing footage first obtained by police and Williamsburg 365 News.

He then allegedly targeted the 11-year-old boy, slamming him to the pavement, kicking him and punching him.

Both boys suffered cuts to the back of their heads and were treated at the scene.

Police said the attacker first approached the 13-year-old boy, who was then pushed to the ground. williamsburg 365
He then allegedly slammed the 11-year-old boy to the ground, kicked him, and punched him. williamsburg 365

The violent biker fled the scene but had not been captured by Friday.

Video released by the New York City Police Department shows him casually pedaling along the sidewalk as pedestrians pass by.

Police said the young suspect has a medium complexion and was last seen wearing a black jacket, black and white striped shirt, light blue jeans and white striped sneakers.

The attackers, believed to be between 18 and 20 years old, were still left unattended Friday. new york city police

The NYPD’s Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating this senseless attack.

Anyone with information about this violent crime 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 tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website. https://crimestoppers.nypdonline.org/or with X @NYPDTips.

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