Gang of teens throw stones at ultra-Orthodox Jewish children and homes in Williamsburg (video)By Mason White 12:57 PM May 2, 2014
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By: Sanvi Rizvi
(Scroll down for video) The Hasidic community in Williamsburg, is in fear after a group of violent teens threw stones at their homes and children in an unprovoked attack, CBS 2 reported.
The New York Police Department confirmed that two Hasidic children were the victims.
The first attack was recorded on video. The gang of 16-year-old children were seen fleeing from the scene. One teen was holding a baseball bat while another teen was seen throwing the stone.
It happened last Wednesday at the intersection of Throop Avenue and Wallabout Street. Lippa Katz, 16, got hit in the knee by a boy brandishing a stick, while the Hasidic teenager tried to evade the group. The group also threw a rock through a window at a construction site.
The second incident occurred two days later, just around the corner on Union Street. A 9-year-old Hasidic boy was riding his bike when someone threw a stone that hit him in the head.
Residents said that they want to see the attackers arrested and charged. Police said that they have launched an investigation, but so far, no arrests have been made.