Monday, May 30, 2011
Multiple Swastikas Found On Williamsburg Homes
The NYPD’s Hate Crimes Unit has been sent to investigate a bias crime in the heart of Williamsburg’s Chasidic community,
Numerous swastikas were found by a residents late Sunday afternoon, all along Marcy Avenue – from Hayward Street to Rodney Street. The swastikas are reportedly written on homes all along the street. At least eight swastikas have been found.
Williamsburg Shomrim (WSPU) had received a call to their hotline reporting the swastikas and dispatched their members to investigate. Upon their arrival, they contacted the NYPD’s 90th Precinct, and Hate Crimes Unit.
Shomrim are reaching out the community, and asking if anyone saw anything suspicious, they should please call the 24hr Williamsburg Shomrim Hotline at 718-237-0202.