A person has been ripping wigs off the heads of Orthodox Jewish ladies in North Hollywood, and police are calling it a hate crime.
Police are classifying the incidents as hate crimes because the suspect has particularly focused ladies of the Jewish religion.
The unnamed suspect was arrested on Wednesday and is suspected of battery in three incidents involving Jewish ladies in September and November, in keeping with a Los Angeles Police Division launch.
The primary incident befell through the Jewish vacation, Yom Kippur when he snatched the wig off the pinnacle of an 80-year-old lady who was strolling on Bellaire Avenue close to Burbank Boulevard. In keeping with the LAPD, the person “grabbed the wig off her head, smiled and handed it again to her.”
Later the identical day, he adopted and tried to grab the wig from the pinnacle of a 36-year-old lady. and on Tuesday, a 58-year-old lady was loading musical tools right into a car when the identical man allegedly pulled the wig from her head, earlier than sarcastically apologizing and throwing it to the bottom.
“The suspect seems to have battered the ladies and focused their wigs due to their spiritual beliefs,” the LAPD stated in a press release. “Orthodox Jewish ladies usually put on wigs, scarfs or hats to cowl their hair as a logo of modesty.”