Midwood community hopeful of arrests in anti-Semitic vandalism

After a community meeting about the recent hate crime in Midwood, many neighborhood residents are hopeful an investigation will soon yield arrests. Last Friday, several

MIDWOOD - After a community meeting about the recent hate crime in Midwood, many neighborhood residents are hopeful an investigation will soon yield arrests.

Last Friday, several vehicles were burned and vandalized, and anti-Jewish hate messages were scrawled across cars and benches on Ocean Parkway near Avenue I .

Police have assured Midwood residents that they're stepping up patrols in the area and putting all of their resources into the investigation.

Also on the lookout to safeguard the area is the Shomrim patrol, a volunteer security group comprised of mostly Jewish Brooklyn residents.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Eligible Brownsville residents have until May 24 to 1 Housing lottery deadline in Brownsville quickly approaching
The Brooklyn Public Library unveiled its 2 Brooklyn Public Library gets 'wild' with new cards
3 VIDEO: Police precinct adopts cat as mascot
Two people were injured in a shooting Tuesday 4 Bed-Stuy bodega shooting injures 2 people
5 Word on the Street: Reserved mall parking

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE