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Hateful Drawings, Messages Found in UMd. Bathroom 3 Times in Matter of Days

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    University of Maryland police are investigating three incidents of someone writing hateful messages on campus. News4's Mark Segraves spoke with students about their concerns. (Published Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017)

    Someone has drawn offensive images and written hateful phrases three separate times on a bathroom wall on the University of Maryland campus, police say.

    The first vandalism was discovered on Thursday, Sept. 28 on the men's restroom wall at Ellicott Dining Hall, University of Maryland police said. Someone used black marker to pen offensive drawings and language.

    A few days later, an offensive phrase and a swastika was found inside the same bathroom and on Monday, more offensive writing was discovered in the bathroom. Black marker was used in those incidents as well, police said.

    Police are offering a $2,000 reward to anyone who has information that leads to the identification of the person responsible. Police are also asking 

    Anyone with information regarding these incidents is strongly encouraged to contact UMPD at 301-405-3555 or e-mail investigations@umpd.umd.edu. People wishing to remain anonymous can submit a tip here.