Ithaca graffitti incident still under investigation
Ithaca Police tell us the investigation is ongoing, into the discovery of spray-paint graffiti containing hate speech and racial epithets at the Ithaca Skate Park on Wood Street. The graffitti were discovered on Saturday morning, as police responded to a graffiti report just after 10:30am Saturday morning.
Today, tell us they are still tracking down leads and gathering information. We asked their spokesperson if the department has asked for Federal assistance (it could be considered a federal violation) but are told no formal requests for assistance have been made.
Ithaca Police are asking that anyone with information on who defaced the skating structures and sidewalks contact them:
Police Dispatch: 607-272-3245
Police Administration: 607-272-9973
Police Tipline 607-330-0000
Anonymous Email Tip Address: www.cityofithaca.org/ipdtips