Anti-Semitic and racist graffiti recently surfaced in multiple locations around Cinnaminson Township, and police are redoubling efforts to find the vandals.
Multiple residents in the Burlington County community alerted authorities to swastikas and other racist terms, such as "KKK," spray-painted on streets, sidewalks, and basketball courts in the town's Palmyra Extension section from Oct. 31 to Nov. 3. Similar graffiti was also found at the Charles Street School, which holds about 500 students ranging from prekindergarten to sixth grade and is located on the borough's border.
Lt. Rich Calabrese said teenagers or children likely drew the graffiti on Mischief Night, the night before Halloween.
Detectives investigating the graffiti were unable to recover any security footage from nearby residents' homes. On Tuesday, police asked for the public's assistance.
"We're hoping residents might have seen something or that kids in the area might have heard other kids bragging about it," Calabrese said.