Swastikas Found Scrawled On 14 Cars On Long Island

Vandals Struck Cars In Bethpage, Massapequa Park

BETHPAGE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Police in Nassau County were searching Wednesday night for an unidentified person who drew swastikas with chalk on 14 cars in Bethpage and Massapequa Park.

The vandalism happened between 9 p.m. Tuesday and 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nassau County police said.

Swastikas Found Scrawled On 14 Cars On Long Island

The swastikas were found scrawled in blue chalk on the driver’s side windows of the following nine parked cars:

• A 2004 GMC and a 2007 Nissan Maxima on Park Lane in Bethpage;

• A 1984 Buick Lacrosse, a 2004 Honda Odyssey, a 2001 Dodge Durango, and a 2001 Ford Mustang on Whaley Avenue in Bethpage;

• A 2004 Chevrolet Avalanche on Columbia Street in Bethpage;

• A 2002 Volvo on Lowell Street in Bethpage;

• A 2006 Ford Taurus on Irving Street in Bethpage;

• A 2003 Chevrolet pickup truck and a 2012 Chevrolet Malibu on Rose Street in Bethpage;

• A 2000 Nissan Pathfinder on Essen Place in Bethpage;

• A 1992 Cadillac on Roosevelt Drive in Bethpage;

• A 2004 Jeep on Jem Lane in Massapequa Park.

“I’m guessing it’s probably kids who really didn’t have a sense of what they’re writing. To them, maybe it was a joke. But to us, it’s vandalism, and it’s actually a pretty frightening thing to see when you come outside,” said Danielle Levitt, whose car was targeted.

Anyone with information was asked to call Nassau County Crime Stoppers at (800) 244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.

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