Wilmington car vandalized with hate graffiti

    Vandals spray painted a swastika, “KKK,” “Go back to Africa,” and profanity on a car in Wilmington.

    Neighbors posted pictures of the car on Facebook on Wednesday morning. It shows the car parked near the intersection of West 4th Street and Woodlawn Avenue with racist and anti-Semitic graffiti on all sides of the car.

    The social media post has been shared more than 500 times and has received dozens of comments. 

    “This is a sad world we live in and I hope and pray my children are safe from people like that,” Facebook user Jaime Ortiz Ayala wrote. 

    “I can’t believe in 2017 this type of hate still exists! Very sad and disgusting,” Pattie Greto Marvel posted. 

    Wilmington Police confirmed patrol officers were dispatched to the scene this morning, but spokesman Master Sgt. Shane Sowden said more details would come later in a news release.

    The graffitti comes almost two weeks after a violent and chaotic white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., where one woman was killed and 19 were injured.

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