Man damages menorah outside Long Island home: police

Nassau County
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HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (1010 WINS) -- Police are searching for a man accused of damaging a menorah outside of a Long Island home on Wednesday.


According to detectives, at 12:35 a.m., the suspect walked up to a large menorah located on the front lawn of a residence on Nassau Boulevard in Hempstead.

He then used an unknown object and struck the menorah, destroying two lights and causing approximately $2,000 in damages before fleeing on foot on Nassau Boulevard in an unknown direction.

The investigation is ongoing.

The suspect was last seen wearing dark colored clothing and a black backpack.

Detectives request anyone with information regarding the above incidents to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.

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