A school bus was set ablaze Sunday evening by a group of young African American males.
The incident occurred near Beis Rivkah on Brooklyn Avenue between Lefferts and East New York Avenues at around 6:00pm. A witness observed a group of 4 or 5 young black children around 10 to 14 years old on board a parked bus.
Bystanders’ saw the entire bus engulfed in flame, which caused severe damage to the bus, a source from the NYPD 71st Precinct said.
Police took down their information and are reviewing surveillance footage from the nearby school.
Firefighters quickly arrived on scene and doused the blaze, though not before it causing significant damage.
The bus is operated by BSD Trans Corp, a local Jewish owned bus company.