Cops: Possible Hate Crime in Roslyn Heights

Graffiti, including Swastika and obscenities, discovered at elementary school.

Nassau County Police are investigating a possible hate crime.

Third Squad detectives say the criminal mischief took place between Friday, Jan. 4, and Monday, Jan. 7, at 8 a.m. in Roslyn Heights.

According to detectives, graffiti was discovered on a playground slide at Heights Elementary School on Willow Street. The graffiti included a one-to-two inch Swastika along with obscene words and pictures written with a black magic marker. The graffiti is being investigated as a bias incident and the investigation is ongoing.

Detectives ask anyone with information regarding the above crime to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.


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