BROOKLYN, N.Y. - Two 13-year-old boys are facing hate crimes charges after several incidents in Brooklyn on Saturday.
Police say surveillance video shows one of the teens walking up to a 14-year-old Jewish boy, and knocking his hat off his head.
The teens are also suspected of pushing a 10-year-old Jewish girl to the ground.
"Rest assured that these crimes are treated with the utmost importance and our hate crimes detectives are diligently working to bring all those responsible to justice," said NYPD Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea.
One of the boys is charged with criminal mischief as a hate crime.
The other is charged with aggravated harassment based on race and religion.