Swastikas Spray-Painted on Northeast Philadelphia Kosher Butcher

The owners of a kosher butcher shop that has sold meat to the community for a generation arrived to their Northeast Philadelphia store this morning to find it covered in anti-Semitic graffiti.

Semion and Ella Rachsmtut have owned Simon’s Glatt Kosher Meats on the 6900 block of Bustleton Avenue in the city’s Oxford Circle neighborhood for 24 years.

They arrived at the store Thursday morning to find red swastikas scrawled across the storefront, back door and walls.

The vandals didn’t do any other damage to the business, according to police.

The owners and other family members quickly cleaned up the graffiti in time for customers to arrive to the store.

Police didn’t reveal any word yet on possible suspects.

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