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$50K offered for info in defaced Jackie Robinson statue

This undated image provided by the Brooklyn Cyclones shows a statue of Pee Wee Reese and Jackie Robinson at MCU Park in the Coney Island section of the Brooklyn borough of New York. New York City police are investigating swastikas and hate speech scrawled on the statue outside Brooklyn’s minor league baseball stadium. A manager at MCU Park noticed the defacement Wednesday morning, Aug. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Brooklyn Cyclones) NEW YORK (AP) — The reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction of those responsible for defacing a statue of Jackie Robinson in New York with swastikas and hate speech is now $50,000.