August 12, 2019
Albany, NY

Governor Cuomo Directs State Police Hate Crimes Task Force to Investigate Series of Assaults on Hasidic Jews In Williamsburg

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Governor Cuomo Directs State Police Hate Crimes Task Force to Investigate Series of Assaults on Hasidic Jews In Williamsburg

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"I am sickened by Monday's series of assaults on Hasidic Jews in Williamsburg. In New York, we have absolutely zero tolerance for such heinous acts; they are completely unacceptable and are repugnant to our values of diversity and inclusion.

 

"I am directing the State Police Hate Crimes Task Force to immediately provide the NYPD with any resources needed to assist in the investigation of this incident and to ensure those responsible are held accountable to the fullest extent of the law. 

 

"Anti-Semitism is a growing cancer that has been injected into the nation's body but in New York we will continue to stand united and with one voice condemn any and all acts of hatred and intolerance." 

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