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New York Police Arrest Jewish Cemetery Desecrator in Queens

Police today arrested a 15-year-old boy for overturning several headstones in a Jewish cemetery in suburban Maspeth, Queens. Nazi literature and emblems were found in the boy’s home at the time of the arrest, police authorities said.

The boy, whose name was withheld because of his age. will be tried in Queens County Children’s Court. He will be charged with committing acts of vandalism during a period of several weeks in Mt. Zion Cemetery.