Cyclones' Robinson statue defaced

Courtesy of Brooklyn Cyclones

This statue of Jackie Robinson and Pee Weese Reese outside of Brooklyn's MCU Park was vandalized.

NEW YORK -- Employees of the Class A Brooklyn Cyclones, a New York Mets affiliate, arrived at work Wednesday morning to find a swastika and racial and anti-Semitic epithets painted on a statue of Jackie Robinson and Pee Wee Reese that is on display outside MCU Park.

The NYPD is investigating the incident at the Coney Island ballpark as a hate crime.

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