PUEBLO, Colo. (CBS4) – A hate crime investigation is underway in Colorado after someone vandalized a statue of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Emmett Till. It stands outside the Friendly Harbor Community Center on North Grand Avenue in Pueblo.
“KKK” was also painted on the sidewalk and pillars on the building’s exterior sometime Wednesday night or Thursday morning.READ MORE: Coloradans Kim Dobson And Ashley Brasovan Take Top Spots In Mount Washington Road Race
The director of the center said police were out canvassing the neighborhood Thursday night.READ MORE: Preventing Theft: Denver Police Etching VIN On Catalytic Converters
Volunteers also showed up in force to help clean up graffiti using their own supplies.MORE NEWS: Colorado Weather: Landspout Tornadoes Hit Colorado Plains
The center offers mental wellness support and recovery. To help them, visit friendlyharborpueblo.org.