FORT GREENE, Brooklyn — Authorities have requested for help in figuring out a girl accused of creating anti-Black and anti-immigrant statements towards a girl at a Brooklyn pizza store Friday.
It occurred round 5:20 p.m. inside Not Ray’s Pizza on Fulton Road and South Portland Avenue, police mentioned.
A 36-year-old girl was contained in the pizza store and tried to exit the situation when one other girl entered, police mentioned.
The suspect then grabbed a black pepper shaker, shook pepper on the sufferer and her son and made anti-Black and anti-immigrant statements towards her, cops mentioned.
The suspect fled on foot, and the sufferer was not injured.
The sufferer had her 4-year-old little one and 5-month-old child along with her throughout the time of the incident, based on police sources.
“We’re nonetheless in shock,” the mom informed PIX11, including that every one she will be able to do is reassure her younger kids that they belong and their voices will likely be heard.
The sufferer mentioned the household was “bodily assaulted.” She added that she used the a racial slur a number of occasions and informed them to get out of this nation.
The suspect pulled her masks off as she left the institution and appeared to proceed speaking to the sufferer as she walked away, video footage launched by police reveals.
“We have to deal with the love,” mentioned the sufferer and mom, who didn’t wish to be recognized in our story. “We’re all people, all of us. We’ve got to proceed to face collectively…towards racism.”
She mentioned for the reason that girl informed them to get in another country, her younger son has been asking her the place they’re going to go.
The NYPD Hate Crime Activity Power has launched an investigation into the incident.
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