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Northport Building Vandalized With Racial Slurs

By Beth Milligan | Feb. 5, 2020

Authorities are investigating an incident this week in which a Northport building was vandalized with racial slurs.

According to the Leelanau County Sheriff's Office, the incident occured sometime in a 24-hour window between Monday and Tuesday. One or more individuals entered the Pier Group Building at 206 Rose Street - which was unsecured - and spray-painted racial slurs on several windows. The Sheriff's Office didn't detail the nature of the messages but called the graffiti "disturbing."

Authorities have collected several pieces of evidence from the scene and are searching for suspects. Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Deputy Lott at 231-256-8626.

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