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Police: 2nd teen arrested for spray painting swastikas on Merrick playground

Both teens are charged with criminal mischief, making graffiti and aggravated harassment.

News 12 Staff

Aug 25, 2023, 1:12 AM

Updated 302 days ago

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A second teenager has been arrested for allegedly spray-painting swastikas on a Merrick playground.
The incident happened in July at the Chatterton School on Merrick Avenue.
Police say the teenager arrested Thursday is from Bellmore. They say he and another 14-year-old from Freeport, who was arrested two weeks ago, spray painted two large swastikas.
Both teens are charged with criminal mischief, making graffiti and aggravated harassment.


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