The NYPD has released surveillance video of a suspect wanted in connection with the incident where a swastika was spray-painted on a sidewalk in Crown Heights.
The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached video and photograph in connection to a criminal mischief incident that occurred within the confines of the 71 Precinct.
It was reported to police that on Saturday November 12, 2016, at approximately 1800 hours, in the vicinity of Montgomery Street and Brooklyn Avenue, the individual spray painted a swastika in front of the 78 year-old male victim’s home. The individual fled westbound on Montgomery Street.
The individual is described as a male with a gray sweater and a backpack.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.