A state Assembly member is calling for a hate crimes investigation after her Manhattan district office was splashed with white paint and a vulgar, anti-Semitic note was left under the door.
"We will never be intimidated by this criminal act," Assembly Member Rebecca Seawright, a Democrat first elected in 2014, said in a message Tuesday. She said police are investigating the Monday night vandalism.
Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie condemned the incident.
"The Assembly majority has always been very clear that we have a zero tolerance policy for any form of hate, including anti-Semitism," Heastie said in a statement Tuesday.
Seawright hosted a virtual town hall on fighting anti-Semitism last month and held a similar forum last year after swastikas were found on a nearby fitness complex.