Saturday, April 15, 2017

Police investigate hate crime in Wheaton

A Wheaton resident returned to her home in the 2300 block of McMahon Road around 3:20 PM Thursday, to find hate-based graffiti scrawled on her front door. Montgomery County police say a "derogatory word" was written in marker on the door. The resident believes she was targeted because of her race.

Anyone with information about this hate-based vandalism is asked to contact the 4th District Investigative Section at 240-773-5530.  For those who wish to remain anonymous, Crime Solvers of Montgomery County is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for any information that leads to the arrest of the suspect(s). Tipsters can call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).

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