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Kent GOP headquarters vandalized with anti-Semitic imagery

Kent Co. GOP Headquarters
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Police investigating after Democratic headquarters were similarly vandalized in November

Police are investigating after someone spray painted anti-Semitic imagery and white supremacy symbols as well on the exterior of the Kent County GOP building on Lake Michigan Drive in Grand Rapids.

Swastikas and derogatory terms for people of the Jewish faith were also spray painted on the structure.

The Grand Rapids Police Department says an investigation into the vandalism is ongoing.

Police would not say if they suspect it’s the same person or persons who vandalized the Kent County Democratic headquarters back in November, however images of both buildings reveal the same type of anti-Semitic symbols and verbiage.

Calls to the Kent GOP were not returned.

The West Michigan vice chair for the MDP Jewish Caucus, Cary Fleischer, also released a statement.

“Hatred is a danger to both Parties and to all Americans. Nazi messages are especially anathema to Jewish people, but everyone should join in the condemnation."

No arrests have been made.

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