DENVER (CBS4) – Vandals left a trail of damage through Denver’s Capitol Hill area overnight and Denver Police are looking for who’s responsible. The governor’s mansion and multiple homes in Denver’s Cheesman Park neighborhood were vandalized with spray paint.
Vandals sprayed “Woah, nice house bro, gentrifiers” on one home’s garage door.READ MORE: Police: Man Kills 6 Adults & Himself At Colorado Springs Birthday Party
Bob Reginelli’s home had “police make white people feel safe from minorities” and “abolish police” spray painted on its garage door.
An anarchist “A” was also spray painted on the plaque in front of the governor’s mansion near 8th Avenue and Logan Street.
The words “Adam Toledo” and “he was 13 years old, say his name” were spray painted on a wall across the street from the governor’s mansion.
CBS4 also suffered damage. The words “abolition” and “no more cops” were spray painted on the entry way and sidewalk.READ MORE: Denver Police Officer Shot Saturday Night, Suspect On The Loose
Other damage to the building included the words “end cops” and “BLM.”
The Capitol building did not sustain damage. It’s not clear who is responsible for the vandalization.
Gov. Jared Polis’ office released this statement on Sunday afternoon:
The Governor condemns any act of vandalism and is saddened that multiple private residences, including the Governor’s mansion, were vandalized. The Governor encourages freedom of expression but through lawful means, and hopes that the perpetrators are found by the Denver Police Department and held accountable under the law.
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Denver police officials say anyone who sustained damage to their home or business and hasn’t done so already should call the department’s non-emergency number at 720-913-2000. Police encourage business and home owners to take their own pictures and report them to police.