Woman harassed for wearing religious clothing

<p>A Muslim woman was harassed outside a religious center in the Bronx, police say.</p>

News 12 Staff

May 3, 2017, 1:39 PM

Updated 2,629 days ago

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Woman harassed for wearing religious clothing
A Muslim woman was harassed outside a religious center in the Bronx, police say.
The incident happened on April 28 outside of Unionport Road and East Tremont Avenue around 12:45 p.m.
Police say the 33-year-old woman was dressed in traditional Muslim clothing when she was approached by a woman who began shouting anti-Muslim remark at her.
The suspect is described as being 50 years old, has a light complexion and was last seen wearing a black jacket with pink stripes on the sleeves, a beige hat, khaki pants and a purple handbag.
Police say they are investigating the incident has an anti-religious bias crime. 
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.


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