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Vehicles vandalized in Hicksville, one with racial epithets, cops say

Someone vandalized two vehicles in Hicksville over the weekend and spray painted racial epithets on one of them, Nassau police said Monday

A racial slur and a swastika was discovered on a white van parked on Benjamin Avenue, and the side mirrors were broken on the van and a Ford Explorer, on the same street, police said.

The bias incident occurred some time between 8 p.m. Saturday and 6 a.m. Sunday, police said.

Both vehicles belong to the same person, police said.

Detectives ask anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 800-244-TIPS.

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