Homeless man leaves hate message at Baytown synagogue
POSTED: Monday, November 1, 2010 - 4:25am
UPDATED: Monday, November 1, 2010 - 4:25am
Police believe he was mad because of being removed from worship area.
BAYTOWN---The Associated Press is reporitng; a homeless man upset about being removed from a Baytown synagogue was responsible for suspicious activity that prompted a four-hour investigation.
The Houston Chronicle reports that after a resident who lives near K'Nesseth Israel Synagogue called police about 9:45 a.m. Saturday.
Officials responded to find the doors taped shut, an anti-Semitic message on the front door and fliers under the door
mat, as well as a warning to not move the mat.
Authorities cordoned off the area, halted railroad traffic and summoned hazardous-material and medical personnel to the scene.
Police said they believe a homeless man asked to leave the property around 1:30 a.m. was behind the commotion.