Graffiti on Orange Hall in Claudy treated as hate crime

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Graffti has been daubed on an Orange Hall in Claudy, in what police are treating as a hate crime

It was sprayed on the side of the building, on Main Street, sometime between 10 on Friday night, and early yesterday morning.

Police are appealing for witnesses.

Inspector Yvonne McManus said:

"We received a report shortly after 11:15am (Sat) that graffiti had been spray painted on the side of the hall on Main Street. It's believed this occurred sometime between 10pm on Friday, 8 March and 6am yesterday. 

"This is being treated as a hate crime at this time, and our enquiries are continuing. 

"I am appealing to anyone who was in the area between these times and saw any suspicious activity, or anyone who knows anything about this incident to call us on the non emergency number 101, quoting number 431 of 09/03/19. 

“Alternatively, information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.”


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