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The teen accused of raping an 82-year-old woman in her Brighton Beach home was arrested early Friday morning, police say. Eighteen-year-old Asa Robert was apprehended at 3:45am on Putnam Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant, according to police. Although in custody, police say charges are pending and the investigation is ongoing. ABC 7 reports that Robert was caught…

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A 23-year-old man has been charged with hate crime after assaulting two Jewish men in separate incidents last week, JP Updates reports: The incidents occurred on Friday May 22nd, 2015, when the suspect, identified as Shadi Rabah, assaulted two Hasidic men walking on the street, according to the police. In both incidents Rabah came from…

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The following is a press release jointly issued by Councilman David Greenfield, State Senator Simcha Felder and Councilman-elect Chaim Deutsch: Following yet another ‘knockout’ assault targeting an innocent pedestrian this past Saturday, Councilman David G. Greenfield, Senator Simcha Felder and Councilman-elect Chaim Deutsch are calling on the NYPD to drastically increase its presence throughout the community,…

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A demented vandal defaced the Jackie Robinson statue outside of MCU Park (1904 Surf Avenue) with racial epithets and a swastika. The New York Daily News is reporting that the act of vandalism was discovered on Wednesday morning around 8:30 a.m. The Daily News described horrible content scrawled on the statue: Among the hate-filled messages…

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Some impious individuals desecrated several statues on the monastic grounds of Bay Ridge’s Visitation Academy [8902 Ridge Blvd] on Wednesday night. The Christian religious images, which were positioned to appear in prayer around a figure of the Virgin Mary, had been knocked off their bases. The vandals also decapitated a statue of a lamb. Two…

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A 30-year-old man from Bensonhurst was on board a Coney Island bound F train approaching the 4th Avenue station Monday night when he was attacked by two men yelling anti-Semitic slurs. Emil Benjamin, who is a Kavkazi Jew, successfully fought off the two men – who allegedly called him a “Jewish bastard” – until one…