Hate Graffiti Found at Religious Institution in Annandale
Mason Police District – Detectives are investigating bias-related graffiti found today at a religious institution in Annandale. Around 8 a.m., staff at the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia, located at 8900 Little River Turnpike, discovered swastikas spray-painted on the building’s exterior. No other damage was found. Surveillance video captured images of a suspect spray-painting the building around 4:30 a.m.
Detectives are reviewing evidence collected at the scene and are working diligently in hopes of identifying the suspect and placing charges. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Mason District Police Station at 703-256-8035. Tips can be submitted anonymously through Crime Solvers by visiting http://www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org, or calling 1-866-411-TIPS. They can also be sent in via text by texting “TIP187” plus the message to CRIMES (274637). Text STOP to 274637 to cancel, or HELP to 274637 for help. Message and data rates may apply. Anonymous tipsters are eligible for cash rewards of $100 to $1000 if their information leads to an arrest.
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