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Hate crime charges in graffiti, burglary spree at Brooklyn synagogues

Hate crime charges in graffiti, burglary spree at Brooklyn synagogues
Emil Benjamin, 39, is charged with burglary and criminal mischief as a hate crime in connection with the early Saturday spree, though it’s unclear how hate motivated his alleged crimes.

, Benjamin allegedly scrawled graffiti inside, damaged two cabinets and stole $20, police said.near Avenue L shows the suspect walking up to the front of the synagogue and scrawling a message on the wall with two markers, one red, one white, police said.in Park Slope, police said at the time.Video from the Young Israel of Midwood in Brooklyn, shows a man walking up to the front of the synagogue and scrawling something on the wall with two markers.

Saturday, when he allegedly hit the Young Israel of Midwood, the Kahal Darkei Noam, the Khal Toras Chaim D’Flatbush and the Knesses Bais Avigdor, cops said.Surveillance video from the Young Israel of Midwood on Ocean Ave.

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