Police: Man threatened to kill nun as she prayed in church

Thursday, July 06, 2017 06:56AM
Bill Ritter has the story about the search for the suspect.

BROOKLYN, New York - A man was caught on camera confronting and threatening a nun inside a Catholic Church in Brooklyn.

Surveillance video shows the suspect walk into the co-cathedral of St. Joseph in Prospect Heights.

Police said he approached a nun who was praying in a pew, and threatened her.

When the nun looked at another woman in a nearby pew, the man allegedly told her, "She can't help you, I'm going to kill you."

That's when the nun ran and called police.

No one was hurt during the bizarre confrontation.

Police are investigating the case as a possible hate crime.

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