Woman accused of harassing Orthodox boy sought by Howell police
A woman who allegedly harangued an Orthodox Jewish boy outside the Howell Township Walmart faces a bias incident charge, if police track her down. They're now seeking her identity, and they're asking if you can help.
According to police, the incident occurred on September 5, at about 10 PM.
The boy told investigators that as he stood in front of the store with friends, she entered in the company of a man, turned and aggressively confronted him without provocation, shaking off her companion's attempts to restrain her.
The boy told police that she asked if he was from Lakewood, and responded, "Go back to Lakewood, you [expletive] Hasidic Jews,' pushed him, continued into the store, and left several minutes later before officers arrived.
Police have not responded to an inquiry regarding the alleged victims' actual town of residehce.
She is described as a white female in her mid-twenties to early thirties. She drove what appears to be a late-model, white, four-door Kia Optima.
Anyone who recognizes her is encouraged to e-mail Detective Corporal Nancy Carroll or call her, 732-938-4575, extension 2894.