Two Swastikas Found Painted in West Hempstead

Police have reported two incidents which occurred on April 13 and April 16.

Nassau County Police are investigating two incidents of aggravated harassment involving swastikas being painted in West Hempstead.

According to detectives, a 53-year-old female noticed a swastika painted on the front window of her Wilson Street home on April 13.

A second incident was reported on April 16 by a 35-year-old male, who discovered a swastika, approximately two feet high by two feet wide, painted on the passenger door of his 1999 Volkswagen at his Ivy Street residence, police said.

Both incidents are under investigation.

Detectives ask anyone with information about the above crimes to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.  All callers will remain anonymous.


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