A Brooklyn man has been slapped with a hate crime cost after he took a swing at an orthodox Jewish man and threatened to “eliminate all you Jews,” police mentioned Sunday.
Orlando Cruz, 60, randomly approached the 18-year-old sufferer on Park Ave. close to Spencer St. in Bedford-Stuyvesant Might 26, cops mentioned.
Cruz allegedly muttered he was “going to eliminate all you Jews” earlier than he tried to hit the person, however missed.
Cruz was arrested and charged with assault as a hate crime and aggravated harassment.
He lives a few mile from the place he accosted the person, cops mentioned.