PITTSBURGH (KDKA/AP) – Pittsburgh police are hoping the public can identify a white man pictured in security video who might be connected to racist graffiti painted on a black-owned downtown barbershop.
Police aren’t calling the man a suspect, but say, “He is believed to be connected to the incident at VIP Styles barbershop on Nov. 30.”READ MORE: Mt. Oliver Police Department Cracks Down On Drug Crimes After Months-Long Investigation
That’s when owner Victor Musgrove says a worker discovered the graffiti as she came in to open the shop that morning.
The graffiti says, “We are KKK” and then “We kill” and “No” -both followed by a racial slur.
The man in the grainy photograph taken from an unspecified security camera appears to be holding a gym bag.READ MORE: Parents Of Woodland Hills High School Students Concerned About School Safety Following Another Threat
Chief Cameron McLay says the police take “all acts, including threatened acts, of hatred and violence very seriously.”
Anyone with information regarding this person’s identity is asked to call Zone 2 at 412-255-2827.Remember, Reflect At Tree Of Life: Commemorating The 11 Lives Lost 3 Years Ago In Synagogue Shooting
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