Volunteers clean up anti-Semitic graffiti in Borough Park

Cops arrested a former police officer in connection with the crime. (5/6/14)

BROOKLYN - Anti-Semitic graffiti is being cleaned up in Borough Park. 

Harmony, a special needs agency, and Shmira of Boro Park teamed up to get rid of some of the hateful messages spray-painted on 14th Avenue and 38th Street. 

Former NYPD Officer Michael Setiawan, 36, was arrested in connection with the hate crime. 

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Police say he painted the graffiti on more than 20 cars and buildings Saturday night. 

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