Police: UConn student painted swastika across from Jewish student organization

Police say Kristopher Pieper, 21, painted a swastika on a campus building across the street from the headquarters of the Jewish student organization, Hillel.

News 12 Staff

Apr 30, 2021, 1:56 AM

Updated 1,118 days ago

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A student at the University of Connecticut has been charged with hate crimes.
Police say Kristopher Pieper, 21, painted a swastika on a campus building across the street from the headquarters of the Jewish student organization, Hillel.
Police say Pieper told them he was "upset" with certain Jewish religious practices. He faces multiple charges including intimidation based on bigotry or bias.


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