Police in Burlington are looking into recent vandalism as a possible hate crime, according to a post on the town’s website Monday.
In the message, First Selectman Ted Shafer said the vandalism included “inexcusable comments” that he said do not reflect the values of the community.
Connecticut State Police confirmed they responded Sunday to a report of vandalism on a vehicle on South Main Street. According to police, shaving cream was used to draw male genitalia on the car. The vehicle was not permanently damaged, but the incident is under further investigation to determine if the vandalism was a bias/hate crime.
Connecticut State Police and the Burlington Police Department are investigating. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Burlington Police Department at 860-673-4856 or The First Selectman at 860-673-6789 x 1.
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