Vandal is captured on camera smashing New York synagogue message board and beating his chest in celebration
Manhattan, NY – A man was captured smashing the message board of a Manhattan synagogue with his elbow before appearing to beat his chest in apparent adulation, in a suspected hate crime.
Police released CCTV footage on Tuesday, showing the unidentified hooded vandal walking on 29th Street and Lexington Avenue at 11pm on November 10.
The suspect is seen approaching the doors of the Congregation Adereth Talmud Torah El synagogue and smashing his elbow through the glass message board.
He then appears to beat his chest wildly in celebration before fist-bumping another man who is walking alongside him.