Teen torches Pride, Ukrainian flags outside Brooklyn home in suspected hate crime: NYPD

Police released an image of the teen suspect Monday
Police released an image of the teen suspect Monday. Photo credit NYPD

NEW YORK (1010 WINS/WCBS 880) – Police are searching for a teen who they believe set fire to a Pride flag and a Ukrainian flag outside a Brooklyn home last week in what's being investigated as a hate crime.

The NYPD released an image Monday of the suspect, who they believe is between 16 and 18 years old.

The flags were burned around 6:30 p.m. last Thursday outside a home in the area of 74th Street and Fourth Avenue in Bay Ridge.

The NYPD's Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating the arson.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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