AMITYVILLE, N.Y. (WABC) -- Police arrested a woman Thursday accused of leaving racist messages at a church in Amityville.
Elisa Pellino, 66, was charged with second-degree aggravated harassment as a hate crime.
On Wednesday, the pastor of the New Hope Institutional Baptist Church on Harrison Avenue called Suffolk County Police to report a racist and alarming telephone message left at the church.
Pellino was arrested at her home in Farmingdale around 6 p.m.
She is scheduled for arraignment July 3.
Woman accused of leaving racist messages at Amityville church on Long Island