BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Brooklyn (PIX11) — A man snatched a yarmulke off a 6-year-old boy’s head in Brooklyn Sunday morning, police said.

The suspect took the boy’s yarmulke around 11 a.m. in the area of Bedford and Lafayette avenues and fled the scene, according to authorities. An investigation by the NYPD’s Hate Crime Task Force was ongoing Monday.

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