Fire Started On Steps Of Brooklyn Jewish Center On Yom Kippur [VIDEO]

Park Slope Jewish Center (Source: Screenshot/News12)

BROOKLYN (VosIzNeias) — A fire was set on the steps of the Brooklyn Jewish Center in Park Slope early Yom Kippur morning.

An unknown individual set a backpack on fire and left it on the steps of the Jewish center at approximately 1:00 AM on Wednesday, where it was discovered by police.

The FDNY arrived and extinguished the blaze.

The identity of the perpetrator is unknown at this time, however the NYPD reports that an unidentified male was seen setting the backpack on fire and fleeing on foot.

The investigation is ongoing.

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