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Police Investigating Acts of Graffiti at Wantagh Schools

Vandalism from this past weekend discovered at three district buildings.

Police Investigating Acts of Graffiti at Wantagh Schools

Nassau County Police are investigating graffiti that was discovered painted on three buildings in the Wantagh School District this past weekend.

The acts of vandalism occurred on what district officials described as "various existing structures" at , and .

"Upon learning of the incident, the district contacted the Nassau County Police Department, who launched an investigation at the respective schools," the Wantagh School District said in a statement. "The district was able to supply law enforcement officials with surveillance video obtained from the schools’ security cameras and continues to fully cooperate with authorities during their ongoing investigation." 

Police said with the help of the video surveillance cameras, several youths believed to have been responsible for the graffiti were placed into custody. Police from Nassau County's  said in their weekly report that four teens from Wantagh and Seaford were arrested on June 4 and charged with third-degree criminal mischief after they were discovered spray painting the murals and sky lights at Wantagh High School and Wantagh Middle School.

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