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NYPD: Woman who set fire to Flatbush yeshiva charged with hate crime

Sharee Jones, 39, is facing reckless endangerment as a hate crime and arson charges. She was arrested around 9 a.m. Sunday.

News 12 Staff

Oct 17, 2021, 9:43 PM

Updated 1,006 days ago

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Police have arrested a woman suspected of pouring gasoline and setting fire to the front of a Flatbush yeshiva this week.
Sharee Jones, 39, is facing reckless endangerment as a hate crime and arson charges. She was arrested around 9 a.m. Sunday.
Video of Thursday’s incident shows a woman carrying a red gas cannister. A day later, police released a video of what appeared to be the same woman, yelling antisemitic remarks near that same yeshiva.
A security guard was able to put out the fire.


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