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Jewish Woman Murdered in Flatbush

A Jewish woman was murdered on a sidewalk in Flatbush late Tuesday, leaving communities rocked by anti-Semitic riots and vandalism on edge
By Gabe Kahn.
First Publish: 11/15/2011, 11:09 PM

A Jewish woman was murdered in Flatbush early Tuesday morning, Yeshiva World News reported.

Witnesses reported hearing the victim scream for help, and seeing a man running away from her and jumping into a van. The weapon was reported to be a knife or razor blade.

The stabbing happened just after 1:00AM on Tuesday morning on Homecrest Avenue and Avenue U. She was rushed to a nearby hospital, where she was reported dead.

According to reports NYPD Detectives, who believe the woman lived near the crime scene, are aggressively following numerous leads.

The murder comes on the heels of anti-Semitic riots and vandalism in New York, which has set Jewish communities in the Five Towns on edge.

Police officials on the scene stressed no motive for the horrible crime has been established.