Police: Woman faces hate crime charges after attacking 2 Muslim women

A Brooklyn woman is facing hate crime charges for allegedly attacking two Muslim women in Bath Beach.

(9/11/16)

BROOKLYN - A Brooklyn woman is facing hate crime charges for allegedly attacking two Muslim women in Bath Beach.

Police say it happened as the women were pushing their babies in strollers on Thursday.

They say the 32-year-old woman yelled anti-Muslim slurs at the two women.

Police say the suspect then punched and kicked the two women and tried to rip off their head coverings.

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