Racist graffiti found at 3 more locations in Oklahoma, police say

Three locations in Oklahoma were vandalized with racist graffiti, police say, and investigators believe they may be connected to similar incidents last week in Oklahoma City.

The Norman Police Department released surveillance video Wednesday of a potential suspect in the vandalism at an elementary school, an arts center, and the Cleveland County Democratic Party headquarters.

Last week, the Oklahoma Democratic Party and Chickasaw Nation’s office in Oklahoma City were vandalized with racist graffiti. 

“Investigators believe the alleged suspect for all three incidents is the same suspect believed to be involved in similar incidents that recently occurred at various locations in Oklahoma City,” Norman police said in a statement.

“NPD is working closely with the Oklahoma City Police Department on this investigation.”

The graffiti included swatiska drawings, neo-Nazi messages and death threats, local TV station KFOR reports.

In a statement, the Cleveland County Democratic Party said they are “deeply saddened” by the graffiti left on their headquarters.

“Coming on the heels of a similar attack on our state party headquarters last week, this cannot be a coincidence,” said the party in a statement.

The Oklahoma Democratic Party, whose headquarters was also defaced with similar racist messaging, said in a statement they are “disgusted by these cowardly acts of hatred.”

“Bigotry and hate have no place in our communities,” the party said.

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Last week, the Oklahoma City Police Department released images of a woman wanted for questioning in connection to the vandalism incidents in Oklahoma City.

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