Atlanta's rainbow crosswalk vandalized with hate symbol, police say




  • In US
  • 2022-08-18 07:47:46Z
  • By WSB Cox articles

Crews have cleaned up the rainbow crosswalk in midtown Atlanta after police say they were vandalized on Wednesday night.

While patrolling around the intersection of Piedmont Rd. and 10th St., officers found a hate symbol that had been spray painted on the crosswalk.

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At10 p.m., APD's LGBTQ Liaison Unit was alerted to a symbol that appeared to be a swastika spray painted on the rainbow crosswalk, police said.

Officials said Atlanta Department of Transportation crews responded to remove the vandalized portion of the crosswalk and that investigators are working to determine the details surrounding the incident.

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The City of Atlanta released the following statement:

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Police have not released any details on possible suspects and say their investigation is ongoing.

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