NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A city parks worker is under arrested after allegedly hanging a doll by a noose in the department’s Bronx headquarters.

Fariz Ahmemulic, 28, was arrested Wednesday and has been charged with aggravated harassment as a hate crime.

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The doll was found last month near the desk of an African-American employee.

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The Parks Department said in statement, “We are gratified that an arrest has been made in this case,  but regret that the suspect is a fellow employee.”

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Ahmemulic has been suspended without pay.