Temple Police Investigate After Car Was Covered in Swastika & Racial Slurs

After a slight snowfall earlier this morning, Temple students awoke to find the following: a car behind White Hall on Carlisle Street covered in a swastika and the n-word.

According to The Tab, a member of the BSU executive board spotted the car earlier this morning on her way to work and sent it out to the rest of the executive board.

Here’s what it looked like:

Temple University Racial Slurs


Temple junior Kelly Dawson elaborates:

Kelly, who is also the BSU President said: “A member of the executive board saw this while walking to work this morning and sent it out to the rest of our executive board.”

She added: “I was thinking of contacting the police because there should be cameras in the area. We were going to look into reporting this as a hate crime.”

Dawson immediately tweeted the photo once in her possession and got responses similar to her initial reaction. It has already been retweeted over 100 times.

Temple has since released a statement saying the incident is under investigation.

(1/2) TSG has been made aware of profanity written on a car last night in snow. We do not condone this behavior & have made @TU_Police aware

— Temple Student Government (@TempleTSG) February 5, 2016

(2/2) of the situation and have assigned a detective to investigate camera footage. Contact @TU_Police for updates/ further concerns.

— Temple Student Government (@TempleTSG) February 5, 2016

And outrage has already sparked on social media.

@RyanKRinaldi @TempleUniv silence is consent of these actions. Come out a publicly condemn this act of terrorism. These are OUR classmates.

— Alvaro Sanchez (@datumferrett) February 5, 2016




[H/T: The Tab]

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