NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A Queens couple is facing charges after they allegedly snatched a Hasidic man’s face mask and made anti-Semitic comments related to COVID-19.

Clelia Pianho, 46, and Paulo Pianho, 35, approached three men shortly after 8:30 p.m. Sunday near Ross Street and Bedford Avenue in Williamsburg, police sources told CBS2.

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The suspects allegedly made anti-Semitic remarks, then grabbed one man’s face mask and punched him in the face.

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A scuffle broke out, and police arrested the suspects on the scene. They were each charged with aggravated harassment as a hate crime.

“Whether it is this horrible anti-Semitic act that we saw or the horrible anti-Asian acts we saw in previous weeks, none of these acts of bias or discrimination are acceptable in New York City,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said during Monday’s coronavirus briefing.

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Last month, the city’s human rights commission said there had been 248 reports of harassment and discrimination tied to the outbreak since February.