Antisemitic graffiti discovered at Edgemont Park in Montclair

A resident reported seeing swastikas and other vulgar imagery on seven different sections of Edgemont Park's playgrounds.

News 12 Staff

Dec 7, 2022, 11:55 AM

Updated 502 days ago

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Police are asking for the public's help in tracking down the people responsible for scrawling antisemitic graffiti all over a Montclair park.
A resident reported seeing swastikas and other vulgar imagery on seven different sections of Edgemont Park's playgrounds.
According to the Anti-Defamation League, antisemitic incidents rose by 25% in New Jersey in 2021.    
The ADL adds that these incidents from the Garden State alone contribute to 14% of the total number of antisemitic incidents recorded across the United States last year.
The breakdown of the incidents in New Jersey counties is as follows: Bergen (70), Ocean (44), Middlesex (31), Union (30), Mercer (39).
Anyone who might have information about the incident is asked to contact Detective Paul Rusiniak at 973-509-4776.


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