Cops searching for bigot who plastered a hate symbol on a Manhattan subway station elevator

Photo courtesy of the NYPD

Cops are looking for a man who affixed a hate symbol on the elevator at a Manhattan subway station.

Police say that at 6:20 a.m. on Dec. 31, 2019, an unknown man was seen using MTA service announcement flyers to mount a swastika on the outside of the elevator of the 96th Street subway station, serving the 1, 2 and 3 lines, in the Upper West Side.

Once the suspect was done, he fled the scene to parts unknown.

On Jan. 14, 2020, the NYPD released video of the suspect committing the crime:

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.

Emily Davenport