HomeRegional Statewide14-Year-Old Accused of Stomping on Israeli Flags in DeWitt14-Year-Old Accused of Stomping on Israeli Flags in DeWittFri, October 13, 2023 by Lucas Day SHARE NOW pxhere A 14-year-old boy has been arrested after police say he was caught on video earlier this week stomping on the Israeli flags at the Jewish Community Center in DeWitt. After police released the video to the public, they received a number of tips on the teenager’s identity. NewsChannel 9 in Syracuse reports the teen was brought in for questioning with his guardian and admitted to damaging the flags and cited anger over the current conflict in the Middle East as his motive. The 14-year-old, who was not identified due to his age, was charged with criminal mischief as a hate crime and will appear in Family Court. Get the top stories on your radio 24/7 on Finger Lakes News Radio 96.3 and 1590, WAUB and 106.3 and 1240, WGVA, and on Finger Lakes Country, 96.1/96.9/101.9/1570 WFLR.