A volunteer community patrol that protects Baltimore’s Jewish community is urging people who were harassed on Shabbat en route to or from synagogue to contact the police.

Several antisemitic incidents occurred on March 4, per a Baltimore Shomrim community alert. “Witnesses indicate that individuals operating a dark-colored Chevrolet Cruze were stopping members of the Jewish community, near houses of worship, making derogatory, antisemitic statements and demanding money,” it stated.

Security camera footage captured some of the incidents and was turned over to local law enforcement.

“If you or anyone you know is a victim of one of these or similar incidents, please contact Shomrim immediately,” the alert added. “If you identify the vehicle in question, use extreme caution, do not approach the vehicle and contact Shomrim and 911 immediately.”


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