The sign was a Southampton Town beach regulations sign, which appeared to have three distorted swastikas and an expletive spray-painted on it, according to a photo provided to The Southampton Press. A nearby dead-end road sign was also vandalized, with the phrase “F--- the Hamptons” painted on it, according to Southampton Town Police Chief William Wilson Jr.
The signs were taken down by employees from the town’s Parks and Recreation Department early on Monday morning after Superintendent Chris Bean received a report about them from the police on Sunday night, he said. They were cleaned off and replaced later that day.
“We don’t like to let that sit around, because... more