Police in Leesburg Investigate Racist Graffiti in School Bathrooms

Leesburg, VA (January 11, 2023) – The Leesburg Police Department is investigating racist writing that was located in three bathrooms at Heritage High School (HHS).  We additionally are working with Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) regarding these incidents.  LCPS has searched all HHS bathrooms and locker rooms and is in the process of removing the racist writing.

There is no place in our society for this type of hateful behavior.  The Leesburg Police Department takes such reprehensible actions seriously.

The incident remains under investigation by the Leesburg Police Department School Resource Officer Unit.  Anyone who has not already spoken with law enforcement and has information about the incidents is asked to contact Officer Bolden at 703-771-4500 or at rbolden@leesburgva.gov.  If you wish to remain anonymous, please call the Leesburg Crime Line at 703-443-TIPS (8477).  Information can also be sent using TIPSUBMIT via text.  Text 274637 (CRIMES) and begin your message with LPDTIP.

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