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Brooklyn Man Steals Head Covering from Young Orthodox Child

At around 7:45 p.m. on Monday, an unidentified man approached a 10-year-old boy on a northbound 3 train in Crown Heights, Brooklyn and snatched the religious garment off of his head, police said.

The suspected thief then fled in an unknown direction, according to officials.

Police released a photo of a man they believe is connected to the theft, showing him leaving a subway station.

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).