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Watch: Suspect Throws Brick at LB Temple Window

A right-handed male in shorts can be seen running up and throwing toward the Temple Israel in Long Beach in the second vandalism in less than two months there, and police want your help in identifying him.

A right-handed man threw a brick like a pitch through the window of Temple Israel in Long Beach, as you can see in slow motion on this YouTube video, and police are asking for the public's help in finding him.

The incident is the second in less than two months on the Jewish temple. It happened Jan. 7, less than two months after swastikas were painted on the side of the temple on Loma Avenue.

The following information was just sent over by the Long Beach Police Department's Sgt. Aaron Eaton:

Here is the information posted with the video:

On January 7, 2013 at about 11:30pm an adult male walked up to the front of the Temple Israel (269 Loma Ave.) and threw a brick at the front window causing it to break.   

The suspect is described as: 

Male white or Hispanic 
20-30 years old 
5'9" to 6' tall 
170-175 lbs 
Light color cargo or basketball type shorts 
Long Sleeved light color jacket (Members Only style) with dark collar 
White t shirt 
Dark color (shower shoe) sandals 

Anyone with information is urged to contact Violent Crimes Detective Jackie Bezart at (562) 570-7250 or to remain anonymous visit www.lacrimestoppers.org.

Luis January 23, 2013 at 07:52 PM
Very sad. This guy needs some serious help.
Nancy Wride (Editor) January 23, 2013 at 08:06 PM
You are probably right, Luis.

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