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Assemblyman William Colton is adding his voice to the chorus of condemnation of the anti-Muslim fliers found in a Bath Beach apartment building this week. The fliers were found throughout the Shore Haven apartment buildings near Cropsey Avenue and 21st Avenue in Bath Beach early this week, showing a hateful message calling Muslims “the second…

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A swastika and other hate-filled messages were found scrawled along several properties near 58th Street and 17th Avenue in Borough Park yesterday, leading to the quick arrest of three suspects. The anti-Semitic graffiti included messages that read “you don’t belong,” and “get out.” The perps broke into a residential construction site and a yeshiva to leave their unwelcome marks, as…

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Michael Setiawan, the former police officer arrested earlier this month in connection with an anti-Semitic graffiti spree in Borough Park, was hit on Tuesday with a 39-count indictment charging him with multiple counts of criminal mischief as a hate crime, among other charges. Setiawan, 36, was arraigned on Friday via video conference from Bellevue Hospital, where…

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No new information has been released regarding the vandals responsible for the wave of anti-Semitic graffiti in Borough Park. The acts of hate have prompted many community leaders to publicly condemn the perpetrators. Congressman Jerrold Nadler has announced his desire to join the local leaders and work with law enforcement, elected officials and community leaders…

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Just a few weeks after the Borough Park area was vandalized with anti-semetic graffiti, the perpetrators have struck again. Police have a video of the vandals drawing on a car in front of the Hamodia office at 207 Foster Avenue in Borough Park. It is not yet clear whether these are the same two men from…

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The NYPD released a video that shows the two men suspected of spray-painting swastikas on a store gate, truck and other places. The vandalism on film occurred at Fischman’s Food Center at 4421 16th Avenue and around the corner at 1605 46th Street, according to DNA Info. The video shows one man to be in black shorts,…

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