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NCPD: Information Wanted in Aggravated Harassment

Anti-Semitic statements have been written on numerous signs across Cedarhurst and Lawrence.

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Cedarhurst, NY - January 22, 2014 - Crime Stoppers, the Nassau County Police Department, and the MTA Police Department are seeking the public’s help in locating, and identifying the person(s) responsible for Aggravated Harassment that has been occurring in Cedarhurst, and Lawrence, NY. 
 
Since February of 2013, unknown person(s) have written anti-Semitic statements on numerous advertisement signs located on the train platform levels of the Cedarhurst, and Lawrence LIRR Train Stations causing damage to the property. 
 
Crime Stoppers is asking anyone who can identify the person(s) responsible, or anyone with any information about this crime to call our toll free hotline:  1-800-244-TIPS (8477), or contact the MTA Police Detective Division District # 2 directly at 516-222-6501. Refer to MTA PD case # 13-14636.