NYPD arrests woman for alleged Fort Greene hate crime

The incident took place on Nov. 7 when she approached the father before throwing the hot coffee on him.

Adolfo Carrion

Nov 21, 2023, 10:44 PM

Updated 234 days ago

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Police arrested and charged a woman with a hate crime for throwing coffee on a man at a Fort Greene playground. 
Law enforcement officials say that on Nov. 7, 48-year-old Hadasa Karavanibozak, approached the victim and made anti-Islamic statements before throwing her cellphone and a cup of hot coffee at him. 
The father and his son did not sustain any injuries as a result of the incident. Karavanibozak now faces multiple charges, including hate crime assault, and harassment.


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