Anti-Semitic graffiti found at JCC

| September 11, 2009

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Police say someone has been spray painting anti-Semitic graffiti on the property of the United Jewish Community Center on Spring Road in Newport News.

According to police, swastikas and other anit-Semitic graffiti was spray painted on a window, trailer and a port-a-potty.

Surveillance video shows, what appears to be, four suspects dressed in white or light colored clothing. They’re seen spray painting the property sometime between 4:20 and 4:40 a.m. on Thursday, September 10.

Police say this location was the victim of a similar incident on October 1, 2008. The person responsible for that incident has been ruled out as a suspect.

Police have not identified the suspects in Thursday’s case and are asking for the public’s help. If you have any information that could help police, you’re asked to call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

Information may also be sent by text message to [email protected] .


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