In today's reminder that the world is full of terrible people, police in New York are on the hunt for a vile vandal who scribbled derogatory messages and Nazi imagery on a statue of Jackie Robinson outside the Brooklyn Cyclones' ballpark.
According to the New York Daily News , an employee at MCU Park in Coney Island arrived at the stadium at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday to find that a statue of Robinson and his Brooklyn Dodgers teammate Pee Wee Reese had been defaced.
According to the Daily News report, the messages included hateful notes that read, "Heil Hitler," "Die n----r," "F--k n----r" and "F--k Jackie Robinson," and were written sometime after the Cyclones' home game Tuesday night. The act is being investigated as a hate crime
"The statue is a symbol of tolerance," Cyclones Director of Communications Billy Harner told the paper. "It's an absolute tragedy that someone would deface it the way they did."
Workers were able to scrub the graffiti from the bronze portion of the statue, b...