MARINE PARK, Brooklyn — A woman spat on an 8-year-old boy multiple times Jan. 14 after harassing him and two other children, police said Tuesday.
At about 12:35 p.m. the woman approached the three children, who were walking on Avenue P in Marine Park. Police said she made anti-Jewish statements before spitting on one of the children and fleeing toward Kimball Street.
No injuries were reported to police.
The suspect is a woman in her 20s, police said. They believe she is about 5-feet-3-inches tall and 140 pounds. She was last seen wearing an orange hoodie, black leggings and black Ugg-style boots.
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