- Associated Press - Saturday, April 6, 2019

JAFFREY, N.H. (AP) - Police are investigating anti-Semitic and obscene vandalism found at a playground in Jaffrey.

WMUR-TV reports that police say 14 swastikas and the word Nazi were drawn in black marker on playground equipment. The vandalism also included obscene characters and sexual phrases.

Officials say a neighbor spotted the vandalism on Wednesday and told police.

Parks and Recreation workers have since removed most of it.

Melanie Zalman McDonald, executive director of the Jewish Federation of New Hampshire, says she hopes that Jews and non-Jews around New Hampshire will take a moment to think about what they can do in their communities “to bring people together to avoid things like this from happening.”

___

Information from: WMUR-TV, http://wmur.com

Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide