Antisemitic message found painted on the Florida Holocaust Museum
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. [WFLA] – A swastika and an antisemitic message were found painted on the side of the Florida Holocaust Museum, detectives said.
St. Petersburg police, who are investigating the incident as a hate crime, said someone spray painted a swastika in black along with the message, “Jews are guilty.”
Officers say they spotted the graffiti along the 1st Avenue South side of the museum around 4 a.m. while patrolling the area, WFLA reported.
City sanitation workers were called soon after police made the discovery to paint over the graffiti, officials said.
Anyone with information is asked to call the police department at (727) 893-7780. You can also text a tip to TIP411 by including SPPD in your message.
The Florida Holocaust Museum is one of the largest Holocaust museums in the United States.
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