Chalk image of lynching rope found in Kensington subway station

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KENSINGTON -

A commuter in the Fort Hamilton subway station in Kensington posted a picture on Twitter Wednesday morning of a chalk image of a lynching rope.

The MTA responded that they have a zero-tolerance policy for hate symbols. It said that it would remove the vandalism after investigating.

Within hours, the image was painted over.

 Police say the occurrence is being investigated as a possible bias incident.

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