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Cemetery Vandalized with Anti-Asian Graffiti

Cemetary Vandalism Cypress Hills New York
Police in New York are on the lookout for three men suspected of both damaging and desecrating headstones at a cemetery in Brooklyn with anti-Asian graffiti, reports WABC.

Surveillance video released shows three men at the Cypress Hills Cemetery past midnight.

Authorities accuse the men of damaging some 40 headstones-knocking them over and spray painting them with slurs.

The men were also seen, according to police, of taking selfies of themselves.

The New York Daily News reports police believe the men also tried to enter a mausoleum, but were unsuccessful.

The newspaper also reported the suspects targeted graves of Asian Americans.

This case is being investigated as a hate crime.

Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS.

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