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Owensboro Mural Vandalized With Racial Slurs, Hate-Based Images

Police in Owensboro are investigating a vandalism incident where hate-based images and racial slurs were spray-painted over a mural that was recently created.

Posted: Jan 6, 2021 1:33 PM

Owensboro Police are investigating an incident of vandalism where a newly-made mural was spray-painted with racial slurs and hate-based images.

Officers with the Owensboro Police Department responded to the location of the mural at Kendall Perkins Park on Wednesday morning after receiving a report of the vandalism.

The image above depicts the vandalism but was heavily blurred before publication.

Detectives are investigating and ask anyone with additional information to call OPD at 270-687-8888 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at 270-687-8484.


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