Vandals deface mural depicting Muslim woman in New Jersey

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Sunday, May 1, 2022
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There is hurt and anger in New Jersey after vandals defaced a mural depicting a Muslim woman.

HIGHLAND PARK, New Jersey (WABC) -- There is hurt and anger in New Jersey after vandals defaced a mural depicting a Muslim woman.

Someone scrawled several Stars of David and 'USA' over the woman, who is wearing a hijab.

The mural is prominently displayed downtown in Highland Park.

Images of two other people in the painting were untouched.

Police and the Middlesex County Prosecutor are investigating.

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