Ramapo police arrested four teenagers for allegedly throwing eggs at residents and shouting a curse word at Jews during an early morning drive through the Chassidic village of Shikun Skver.
Those arrested were three males and a female from Nanuet and Pearl River in a black 2014 Toyota Corolla. Ramapo police arrived after 2:38 a.m., Lt. Rob Lancia said, the Journal News reports.
All four were charged with a misdemeanor count of second-degree aggravated harassment, Ramapo police Sgt. Chris Franklin said.
Lancia said the charge references harassing people based on their religion, gender, and race. The egg throwing didn’t fall under the state’s hate crime law, which would rise to a felony.
“The crime was done with hate involved,” especially with the shouted comment, Lancia said. Read more at the Journal News.