Racist by the bay: Vandal scrawls anti-Muslim threat on Sheepshead Bay bus stop

An unknown person spray painted “Kill Arabs” onto a Nostrand Avenue bus stop on Monday morning.
Photo via Twitter / @ChaimDeutsch

Sheepshead Bay straphangers were horrified to discover the words “Kill Arabs” scrawled onto a B44 bus stop at Avenue V Monday morning.

A racist vandal spray-painted the threat onto the bus stop near Nostrand Avenue sometime after 8 p.m. Sunday, cops said.

Local Councilman Chaim Deutsch condemned the anti-Arab graffiti in an early morning tweet Monday.

“We cannot and will not tolerate hate of any kind in New York City,” the lawmaker tweeted.

And Council Speaker Corey Johnson chimed in with a tweet denouncing the vandalism as an attack on Sheepshead Bay’s Arab population.

“Disturbed to see this violent and hate-filled graffiti targeting the Arab community,” Johnson tweeted Hate.

The NYPD’s Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating the incident, according to police.

Reach reporter Chandler Kidd at ckidd@schenpsmedia.com or by calling (718) 260–2525. Follow her at twitter.com/ChanAnnKidd.
Photo via Twitter / @ChaimDeutsch

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