Police are wanting for a man who allegedly threatened to burn down a Fresh Meadows kosher bagel shop. (Screenshot through Google Maps)
The NYPD’s Hate Crime Job Pressure is investigating a case of aggravated harassment after a younger man threatened to burn down a Fresh Meadows kosher bagel emporium final week.
Simply after 3:30 p.m. on. Nov. 10, the suspect entered the Bagel & Firm retailer, situated at 188-02 Union Tpke., whereas recording along with his cellphone as he approached a 26-year-old worker.
The suspect allegedly acknowledged to him, in addition to a number of clients that had been in earshot, to “remove those Israeli flags and shut the business down or I’ll burn the building down,” police mentioned.
The NYPD launched video surveillance of the suspect coming into the institution carrying a grey hoodie with grey sweatpants, a black beret and white headphones.
No accidents had been reported and the investigation is ongoing.
A reward of up to $3,500 is being supplied for the general public’s help in figuring out the suspect.
Anybody with info in regard to the identification of the suspects is requested to name the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 888-57-PISTA (74782). The general public may submit their suggestions by logging onto the CrimeStoppers web site at nypdcrimestoppers.com, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.