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  • A teen was arrested after he smashed a window and a neon sign at the Stonewall Inn[hhmc]

  • William Gomez, 19, left the historic gay bar in Greenwich Village with around $6,000 in damage[hhmc]

  • Police weren't investigating the incident as a hate crime as of Saturday evening[hhmc]

A teen was arrested after he smashed a window and a neon sign at the Stonewall Inn with a baseball bat, the NYPD said.

William Gomez, 19, smashed in the window and sign around 4:30 a.m. on Saturday, leaving the historic gay bar in Greenwich Village with around $6,000 in damage, police said.

Gomez was charged with reckless endangerment, criminal mischief and criminal possession of a weapon, the NYPD said.

Police arent currently investigating the incident as a hate crime.

The Stonewall Inn was dedicated as the first national monument to gay rights in 2016.

The bar didn't immediately respond to request for comment.

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