SALISBURY, Md. (WJZ) — Salisbury University Police have identified a suspect in a recent incident of racist and threatening graffiti on campus.

Police say the person is not someone that’s a part of the campus community.

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“The racist threats scrawled on walls and doors in our academic buildings have caused a great deal of fear among members of our community. We hope that this significant development in the investigation helps to reassure the SU community and will rebuild our collective sense of security,” university officials said in a statement.

Racist graffiti found at Henson Hall at Salisbury University. Credit: Salisbury University NAACP

Campus police worked with the FBI to identify a suspect. They have not yet named the suspect.

The case has been turned over to the Wicomico County State’s Attorney’s Office for appropriate charges.

The university was shut down for a day as police investigated.

Comments (2)
  1. Just announce the race of the perpetrator. That’s all we need to know!

  2. Kate says:

    He’s an older off-campus black man. He also committed the same act in November. The reaction of the University is cowardly to say the least.

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