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8 swastikas found scrawled inside Crown Heights residential apartment building

By Mason White 6:37 PM August 4, 2014
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By: Aarav Sen
The Jewish community of Crown Heights, are concerned after members found several swastikas scrawled in a residential apartment building, police in New York said.

Brooklyn Police said that the NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating the incident that occurred on Sunday.

Eight swastikas were scrawled in the hallway of the apartment building.

Police were called around 12:00 p.m. to 350 Lefferts Avenue, after a resident discovered the eight swastikas drawn between the first and second floors.

Detectives said that the swastikas were 5 by 5 inches and drawn with a black marker. It is similar to an incident that took place two years ago, in the same building.

Police are looking for the suspect behind the vandalism, but so far, no arrests have been made.