Suspect in Midwood Simchas Torah Hate Crime Arrested

By Matis Glenn

One of the suspects in a series of hate crimes perpetrated in Brooklyn over Simchas Torah has been arrested, according to Flatbush Shomrim.

Shomrim received a call around 4 p.m. from a person who spotted the suspect, who fit the description of one of the teenagers caught on camera assaulting a Jewish young man on Simchas Torah night on Avenue N and East 12th Street.

The suspect was spotted by Shomrim members; they called police, who arrived and arrested him on Avenue M and East 17th Street at around 4:20 p.m.

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