ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WBFF) — Investigators are asking for your help finding the people who sprayed racist and homophobic graffiti near a playground and around a community in Annapolis, according to police.
On October 1, 2023, the Annapolis Police Department said that officers responded to the area of Greenbriar Lane and Pilot House Drive for a report of graffiti. A witness said there were nine areas in the community that had graffiti on them, and they said it most likely occurred on September 30, 2023, after 10 p.m.
The graffiti was discovered by someone who lived in the community on the morning of October 1, 2023. According to police, the graffiti was found at a playground in the community and at the entrance of the community near Bywater Road. The graffiti included racial slurs, homophobic slurs, obscene drawings, and obscene language.
The Annapolis Police Department asks neighbors in the areas near the graffiti to check their surveillance camera footage to see if cameras captured any activity from the night of September 30th into October 1st.
If anyone has any information about possible suspect(s) or has camera footage of the suspect(s), please call the Annapolis Police Department at 410-268-4141. This is an active and fluid investigation, and the police department urges anyone with information about this incident to contact detectives at 410-260-3439. You can also call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-877-7LOCKUP and submit an anonymous tip. If your tip leads to an arrest or indictment, you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.