Man takes a hammer to windows of Brooklyn mosque

A man vandalized a Brooklyn mosque with a hammer over the weekend, police said.

Surveillance video from outside the Beit El-Maqdis Islamic Center on Sixth Avenue near 62nd Street in Sunset Park shows the suspect using the tool to smash several windows around 5:20 p.m. Saturday.

The man is described as Asian and was last seen wearing a black coat with a hood, blue jeans and white sneakers.

The incident is being investigated by the NYPD’s Hate Crimes Task Force, officials said.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).


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