Graffiti of swastika, pentagram found at San Remo Community Park in Kings Park

Authorities are investigating the incident as a hate crime. (3/20/14)

KINGS PARK - Graffiti of a swastika, pentagram and an upside-down cross was found spray-painted at San Remo Community Park in Kings Park.

Police say the vandalism was reported by a resident who saw it while walking his dog over the weekend. Authorities are investigating the incident as a hate crime.

Detectives with the Hate Crimes Unit have been canvassing the neighborhood looking for suspects.

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Police are expanding the investigation because additional graffiti was found down the road from the park. A swastika was found spray-painted on the driveway of a Birch Road home that belongs to a minister.

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