Williamsburg – The UJO of Williamsburg is announcing a $1000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the individual responsible for Thursday’s suspected hate attack on a young, 14 year old boy, on Lee Avenue between Heyward and Lynch Streets at around 8:00PM.
“It’s high time to put an end to the tide of robberies and attacks on young children in the Flushing corridor,” said Rabbi David Niederman. “No child should live in fear, and no community can tolerate these attacks. These incidents are the results of a few, and we hope that they will be caught and prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.
“We are grateful that the NYPD has made strides in this case culminating in the release of a photo of a suspect, which will hopefully to the apprehension of the suspect. I also want to thank the community for working with the police in locating and handing over this video footage. We urge anyone with information to come forward and share it with the NYPD by calling crime stoppers at 800-577-TIPS.”