Cherry Park vandalized with racist, homophobic graffiti

jmcfadden@heraldonline.comDecember 9, 2013 

— Racist, homophobic and vulgar messages and images were spray painted on several park signs and trees throughout Cherry Park this weekend, police say.

At about 10 a.m. Sunday, Mike Caudill, security supervisor for the city of Rock Hill’s parks, recreation and tourism department, reported that he found several electrical boxes, park signs, tree and pathways etched with racial epithets. Some signs had the words, “white power,” on them and others read “KKK” and “blood killa.” Other derogatory comments were also found.

Caudill told police that it will cost $400 to remove the graffiti, the report states. No suspects have been identified.

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