NYPD Hate Crime Task Force Investigating Robbery In Williamsburg

Police said a man wearing traditional Hasidic clothes was approached from behind by a man who allegedly stole his hat.

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- NYPD Hate Crime Task Force is now searching for a suspect in a robbery in Williamsburg. The incident happened on Friday just after 6:00 PM on the corner of Wallabout Street and also Marcy Avenue. Police say a 27-year-old man wearing traditional Hasidic clothes was approached from behind by a man he didn't know. The man took his hat and also ran off. This hat was valued at $8,000.