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Suspect arrested in biased vandalism incident at the 17th Ave. Residence Hall

Thursday, February 16, 2017

On Feb. 16, the University of Minnesota Police Department (UMPD) arrested a person on charges of Criminal Damage to Property with Bias involving a swastika incident in the 17th Ave Residence Hall. More information from UMPD is available here.

Often, with acts such as this it is difficult to identify suspects. Reporting bias incidents makes a difference. If you experience or witness an act of bias or hate, report it

We state again, "The University of Minnesota condemns all acts of hate on our campus. We are a community that values respect, inclusion and diversity. Hate is not welcome here."


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