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Jesus Painting Left on Islamic Center Investigated as Bias Incident

A painting of Jesus Christ on the cross was left at an Islamic center and police are investigating it as a possible hate crime.

(Published Sunday, July 9, 2017)

A large painting of Jesus on the cross was left at a Long Island Islamic center and police are investigating it as a bias incident.

The painting was found Friday on a fence of the Hillside Islamic Center in North New Hyde Park, Nassau County police said.

Detectives request that anyone with information to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.

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