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Police are investigating an anti-Semitic hate crime that happened on a subway train in Manhattan, according to published reports.

The incident happened aboard the C train at the West 23rd Streetstation in Chelsea about 8:30 p.m. Monday,sources told the New York Daily News.

Once the suspect entered the train, he startedpraising Nazis and making anti-Semitic statements, police told Patch. He was alsoallegedly reading off a pamphlet and shouted "Hail the Hitler Youth!"

The suspect then reportedly got into an argument with a25-year-old woman andcalled her a "dirty Jew" before shovingher. She did not suffer any injuries.


The suspect is described as a white man with close-cropped blond hair who was last seen wearing a dark blue jacket and carrying a black bag or briefcase, according to the Daily News. NYPD's Hate Crime Task Force is investigating.

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