Police are seeking a man on charges of aggravated harassment as a hate crime in connection with racist and anti-Semitic graffiti scrawled on New York University’s Silver Building over the weekend.
Cops said it was reported on Sat., Sept. 12, at 1:35 p.m., that an unidentified man used a black marker to draw swastikas and write anti-black and anti-Semitic statements on 31 Washington Place. One of N.Y.U.’s main classroom buildings, it’s just steps away from Washington Square Park.
The hate-filled vandal fled on foot.
Police released photos and video of the suspect, showing him on Washington Place shortly after the incident.
Police ask that anyone with information call the New York Police Department’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). Tips can also be submitted on the Crime Stoppers Web site at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.
All tips are strictly confidential.