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Swastikas were scrawled on campaign posters for a Jewish candidate running for the New York state Senate.

Three swastikas drawn in black marker on posters for veteran City Councilman Simcha Felder were discovered Aug. 29 in the heavily Jewish Borough Park section of Brooklyn, the New York Daily News reported. Felder, a Democrat, is an Orthodox Jew.

A New York Police Department hate-crimes unit is investigating.

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