It has been reported that a woman doused a Brooklyn Yeshiva in gasoline and set it on fire.
The alleged incident happened last night at 19:27 at the Yeshiva of Flatbush on Avenue J. Camera footage released by police shows a woman, dressed in black, carrying a red gasoline canister.
A security guard inside the school claims to have witnessed the woman then set fire to the gasoline before fleeing. The guard then extinguished the fire with water before calling the police.
Police are investigating the incident as a hate crime and are searching for the woman.
Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).