Black woman’s car vandalized racial slurs, tires flattened, Eugene police report

Tatiana Parafiniuk-Talesnick
 
| Register-Guard

A Black woman woke up Wednesday to find her car had racist slurs painted on it and the tires were flattened, Eugene police report. 

The vandalism happened sometime between 6:45 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday morning when the victim discovered it. The 31-year-old’s car was parked outside her home in southeast Eugene, according to a news release from the Eugene Police Department.

Officers investigated and canvassed the neighborhood and were unable to locate suspect information. The investigation will be turned over to the EPD Special Investigation Unit.

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“The is unconscionable,” Eugene Police Chief Chris Skinner said in the release. “We will continue to apply investigative resources to this so we can hold the suspect or suspects accountable for this crime, which would instill fear.”

The city’s Human Rights and Neighborhood Involvement team was informed so it can follow

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