LOWER MANHATTAN — Three individuals are being sought by police after they were observed placing swastika stickers on buildings around Lower Manhattan, according to the NYPD.
According to police, around 10:40 p.m. on June 24, the trio was observed affixing multiple stickers, depicting a swastika on an Israeli flag, onto multiple buildings in the vicinity of 200 West Street and 400 West Street.
On 6/24/21, at approx. 10:38 PM three individuals were observed affixing multiple stickers, depicting a swastika on an Israeli flag, onto buildings in the vicinity of 200 and 400 West St. @NYPD1Pct. Info? ☎️1-800-577-TIPS. @NYPDShea @NYPDDetectives— NYPD Hate Crimes (@NYPDHateCrimes) July 2, 2021
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The NYPD Hate Crimes unit are investigating the incident and tweeted a video early Friday of the three people being sought.
Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting crimestoppers.nypdonline.org, downloading the NYPD Crime Stoppers mobile app, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).