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Posters featuring crossed-out swastikas raise eyebrows in Williamsburg

September 28, 2018 By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Photo from Alifenewyork on Instagram

Police are searching for two people who put up posters in Williamsburg that featured a crossed-out swastika. The posters, described by Gothamist as “a collaboration between a lifestyle boutique and a street artist,” were put up on Aug. 22 around 6 p.m. on a Driggs Avenue wall between North Seventh and North Eighth streets.

Gothamist described the posters as a collaboration between street artist KATSU and streetwear brand Alife and said the design is actually “an anti-swastika graphic.” Police, who originally believed the posters were anti-Semitic, are no longer classifying them as such. Cops have released surveillance footage of the suspects, who are both described as being 25 to 30 years old and about 5-foot-10, Gothamist reported.

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