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Kensington Hate Crime Investigated

For Immediate Release: Saturday, December 27, 2014


Officers from the 2nd District are investigating a series of vandalisms in Kensington that rises to the level of a hate incident.

Today at approximately 9:40 a.m., 2nd District officers responded to three streets in Kensington for the report of vandalism. Arriving officers have documented a series of events that involve eight victims. Preliminary investigation indicates that the suspect(s) used blue spray paint that involved:

1.) Victims on the streets of Matthews Lane, Brookfield Drive, and Summit Avenue, and

2.) Instances of swastikas, racial/ethnic slurs, and profane terms on property to include an inflatable Christmas lawn decoration.

This series of events is believed to have occurred overnight from Friday, December 26 to Saturday December 27 in the 4200 block of Brookfield Drive, the 4200 block of Matthews Lane, and the 13400 block of Summit Avenue.

Anyone with information regarding this event or the suspect(s) involved is asked to call the Montgomery County Police at 301.279.8000

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Release ID: 14-497
Media Contact: mcpnews 
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