Redondo Beach police remove racist signs from residential neighborhood

REDONDO BEACH, CA – Redondo Beach Police were working to determine the source of “racist and callous signage” found early Saturday morning attached to utility poles in a residential area of ​​town.

Police were contacted about the paper signs around 6 a.m., the sergeant said. Mark Valdivia of the Redondo Beach Police Department. He said the signs were in a residential area in the north of the city, but would not disclose the exact location due to the ongoing investigation.

Valdivia told City News Service the signs “were directed to a particular breed,” but declined to say which breed, again due to the investigation.

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The panels were quickly removed from the utility poles, he added.

“These signs are intolerable and do not reflect the core values ​​of the city of Redondo Beach,” he said. “We encourage anyone to report similar signage to the city so that we can take immediate action to remove it. The town of Redondo Beach is an inclusive community. This type of speech is hurtful and divisive and should not be tolerated in our city. “

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Anyone with information about the signs has been told to call the police at 310-379-2477.

—City information service

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