(August 12, 2022 / JNS) The New York Police Department’s Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating an anti-Semitic attack on a Jewish woman that took place at a subway station on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, reported the New York Post.
The 44-year-old victim, whose identity was not revealed, was choked by an unidentified male suspect, who made anti-Semitic remarks while she waited on the subway platform of the No. 6 train at around 11:20 a.m. on Tuesday, according to police.
The attacker approached the Jewish woman and reportedly made anti-Jewish remarks while attempting to choke her by putting his hands around her neck and squeezing. The victim was taken to a hospital to be treated for injuries she suffered from the incident, police sources told the New York Post.
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