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Man Wanted For Spray Painting Swastikas On City Hall, Charging Bull In Lower Manhattan – CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The NYPD is trying to find a suspect accused of a hateful vandalism spree in Lower Manhattan.

Surveillance video reveals the person drawing a swastika on a pillar at City Hall on Monday night.

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Investigators mentioned the identical man spray painted a swastika on the Charging Bull statue Tuesday.

Earlier this month, he’s accused of drawing three swastikas on the wall of a development website on Maiden Lane.

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Gov. Kathy Hochul mentioned she is directing the New York State Police to help on this ongoing investigation.


“I’m appalled and disgusted {that a} swastika was scrawled on the wall of the Brooklyn Bridge/City Hall subway station. No one ought to stroll the streets in concern of hate, bigotry and antisemitism, Hochul mentioned in a press release, including, “An assault on a Jewish New Yorker is an assault on all of us. If you commit a hate crime, you might be selecting a combat with 20 million New Yorkers. We are united in saying that hate has no residence right here in New York.

Anyone with details about the crime spree is requested to name the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You may also submit a tip via their website or by way of DM on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are stored confidential.

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Editor’s be aware: This story first appeared on Dec. 15.


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