Police in New York City are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect who allegedly vandalized four separate Brooklyn synagogues this weekend, and stole from one of them.
As the New York Post reports, the man was captured on video desecrating four different houses of worship in the early hours of Saturday morning. The suspect allegedly wrote graffiti at the synagogues, but police did not specify exactly what he wrote, saying only that it was derogatory langugage.
At one of the synagogues, the suspect allegedly broke in and stole $20, broke two cabinets, and left graffiti on interior walls.
Crime Stoppers shared surveillance video of the man police are searching for:
Wanted for Burglary: On 12/26/20 the subject wrote Anti-Semitic graffiti on four different synagogues located at 2822 Ave J, 1720 Ave J, 1694 Ocean Ave, & 2201 Ave L, in Brooklyn. While inside 1720 Ave J the subject made graffiti damaged two cabinets & stole money. pic.twitter.com/ksCRNnP3e7
— NYPD Crime Stoppers (@NYPDTips) December 30, 2020
The man is described as having dark hair, including a beard, and a medium build. At the time of the incidents wearing a blue hoodie, black jacket, blue jeans and black sneakers.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at Call 1-800-577-TIPS.
[Feature image: NYPD Crime Stoppers]