BY BILL DEMAREST
PEARL RIVER – Orangetown police today are investigating a vandalism incident in which three cars in Pearl River were spray painted with swastikas, racial epithets and profanity, with tires on one of the cars also slashed.
The incident, according to police, took place sometime between 11:30 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. Sunday, and affected two cars parked in a driveway and another on the street on North Lincoln Avenue. The vandalism took place as homeowners were visiting a friend, police said.
The graffiti was painted on cars sides, windows and windshields.
Orangetown Det. Lt. James Brown said the town has not had any incidents similar to this recently.
“We are not sure if the family was targeted or if the incident was random, we are investigating all possibilities,” Brown said today.
As Orangetown police investigate the incident, they ask that anyone who might have witnessed the vandalism or might have information about it to call them at 845-359-3700.
Originally published: Nyack Free Press