UConn Student Arrested After Swastika Painted on Building

A UConn student has been charged with a hate crime after police say he painted a swastika on a campus building at the start of the Passover holiday.

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STORRS, Conn. (AP) — A UConn student has been charged with a hate crime after police say he painted a swastika on a campus building at the start of the Passover holiday. Kristopher Pieper, 21, a junior from Enfield, Connecticut, was being held Thursday in lieu of a $5,000 bond on charges including intimidation based on bigotry or bias and criminal mischief. It was not immediately clear if he has hired an attorney. He’s accused…

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