Police: 2 teens arrested for vandalizing Williamsburg synagogue

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Two 13-year-old boys have been arrested for allegedly vandalizing a synagogue in Williamsburg.

Police say the boys were caught on security video on Saturday while congregants were inside Synagogue Volkan on Franklin Avenue.

Police say a metal pole came through the ground-floor window. They say they are still searching for at least two more teenagers who were involved.

The vandalism came days after someone wrote hateful messages inside a synagogue in Prospect Heights. Also, a person recently drew swastikas on a building in Brooklyn Heights.

Police say it does not appear that there's any connection between Saturday’s incident and the others at this time.

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