NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police say a teenage girl pulled a wig and scarf off a Jewish woman’s head last weekend in Brooklyn.

The NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force is now investigating.

The incident happened around 8 p.m. Sunday near Marcy and Myrtle avenues in Bedford-Stuyvesant.

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The 22-year-old victim ran away but later went back to retrieve her belongings.

She was not hurt.

The woman told police the girl was laughing during the incident.


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