NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are trying to find a man accused of snatching another man’s yarmulke off his head in Lower Manhattan.
It happened around 2 p.m. Thursday.READ MORE: Police: Straphangers Targeted In Series Of Knifepoint Robberies In The Bronx
According to police, a stranger approached a 34-year-old man on the corner of Broadway and West Third Street and grabbed the man’s yarmulke off his head.READ MORE: SEE IT: Explosion Rocks Home, Sparks Fire Overnight In Cypress Hills; 6 People Hurt
When the victim told the stranger to give it back, the man threw the yarmulke back to him and made an antisemitic statement before running off.
The victim was not hurt.MORE NEWS: NYC Schools Chancellor Meisha Porter Stepping Down
Anyone who has information regarding this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477 or for Spanish, 1-888-577-4782. Tips can also be sent to the NYPDTips Twitter account or submitted online at NYPDCrimeStoppers.com.