Swastikas, N-Word Found On Exterior Wall Of School In Bellmore

BELLMORE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A school on Long Island was vandalized with racial graffiti this past weekend, and police have launched a search for the culprit.

Sometime between Friday and Monday, someone or several people vandalized the outside walls of the Martin Avenue Elementary School, at 2616 Martin Ave. in Bellmore, with paint marker, Nassau County police said.

The graffiti included two pink swastikas about 2 feet by 2 feet in size, as well as the letters “NWA” and “N” and the word “n***ers” in black marker, police said.

“Other offensive graffiti was found made in black magic marker,” Nassau County Police officer Steven Zachia told WCBS 880’s Sophia Hall.

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

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