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Swastikas and Anti-Gay Graffiti Sprayed in Forest Park

Park Lane South (112th Street)

July 27, 2017 By Jason Cohen

Police are investigating a hate crime after Parks employees discovered swastikas and anti-gay graffiti sprayed on rocks and trees in Forest Park on Friday.

According to an NYPD spokesman, a Parks Department employee found multiple acts of graffiti at the northwest corner of Park Lane South and 112th Street inside of Forest Park.

The graffiti included a white swastika on a tree, a red swastika on a tree, “Kill GAYPPL” in red paint on a rock, “I Kill GAYPPL” in red paint on a tree, “Fuck Fags” in yellow paint on a tree and “Gays” in yellow paint on a tree.

The incident is being investigated by the Hate Crime Task Force.

The news was first reported by the blog A Walk in the Park. The blog includes photos.

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