Hamilton Police investigating racial graffiti at Cemetery
HAMILTON TWP: Hamilton Police detectives are investigating graffiti that was spray painted on the ground with racial slurs near the st Mary’s of the assumption Cemetery off of Cedar Lane. Denise Matlock and her husband were walking their dog Thursday Morning in the cemetery when they came upon the graffiti. The graffiti has since been removed from the roadway.
The Hamilton Township mayor’s office was contacted and has not returned a call.
The Hamilton Police Department issued a statement as follows:
“Hamilton Police are currently investigating a bias incident on 06/11/2020 which occurred in Hamilton Township, New Jersey. Unknown suspect(s) spray painted “Kill N***ers” on several street surfaces in Hamilton Township. We are urging anyone with information as to the perpetrator(s) of this offense to contact Detective Ben Zuzzio at (609)581-4030 or the Hamilton Police Crime Tip Hotline (609)681-4008.”