Police investigating flag burning at Brentwood Islamic center as possible hate crime

The organization that runs the mosque is calling for a full investigation.

News 12 Staff

May 19, 2021, 10:53 AM

Updated 1,066 days ago

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A religious flag was burned outside an Islamic center in Brentwood, and Suffolk police are investigating the incident as a possible hate crime.
Police say around 2 a.m. Monday, someone burnt the flag at the Islamic Center of Suffolk County and spray-painted pro-Trump graffiti along the flag's base.
The organization that runs the mosque is calling for a full investigation.
Authorities say they are are currently reviewing surveillance footage of the incident.


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