NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The NYPD is on alert after two incidents at separate Brooklyn synagogues this weekend.
In the first incident, two men took videos and pictures of the Bet Yaakob synagogue at 1801 Ocean Pkwy. around 4:15 p.m. Saturday, police said. A security guard asked them to leave.
“We have to catch these guys,” one member of the synagogue who did not want to be identified told CBS2’s Janelle Burrell.
About an hour later, investigators believe the same men attempted to enter another synagogue, Congregation Beth Torah, at 1061 Ocean Pkwy., Burrell reported.