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Man draws swastikas, anti-Black statements on NYU building: police

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Posted at 9:40 AM, Sep 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-18 09:40:36-04

MANHATTAN — Police are searching for a man who drew swastikas on a New York University building earlier this month.

On Sept. 12, a man used a black marker to draw swastikas and write anti-Black and anti-Semitic statements on the NYU Silver Center For Arts & Science on Washington Place before fleeing on foot, according to police.

Police released surveillance images of the suspect.

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