Black Lives Matter mural, farmers market sign vandalized in Craftsbury

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CRAFTSBURY — Police are investigating a string of vandalism incidents that took place in Craftsbury recently.

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On Thursday, a report of vandalism on Vermont Route 14 and South Craftsbury Road was first made to state police.

The Craftsbury Farmers Market sign at the intersection was defaced with the words “KILL THE PREZ” in spray paint.

The town line sign between Greensboro and Hardwick on Route 14 was also found to have been painted with a similar color spray paint.

The caller also reported a Black Lives Matter mural painted on North Craftsbury Road in front of Craftsbury Commons, was defaced by a dark-colored, full-size pickup truck doing a burn out on the pavement at around 9:30 p.m.

Police say they are not yet sure if these acts are connected.

Anyone with information regarding these incidents is being asked to contact the Vermont State Police in Derby at 802-334-8881.

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