Police probe racist graffiti in Livingston

Livingston anti-Muslim graffitiPolice are hunting a man who spray-painted anti-Muslim graffiti at several locations in Livingston. The racist slogans were sprayed in the Dedridge area of the West Lothian town from 02:00 on Saturday morning.

Police Scotland said the suspect may have been wearing yellow “marigold” gloves. He was described as white and wearing a black baseball cap with ear flaps, and a red, white and blue striped football scarf wrapped round his face. He had a dark coloured zip-up jacket, jeans and black boots. He is thought to have used a large white tin of red spray paint.

Det Con Steven Telford, who is leading the inquiry, said: “Anyone who recognises this man or has information about this incident is asked to call Police Scotland on 101 or anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

BBC News, 5 October 2014

Photo:  Jay Tees

Note the misspelling of the word “Muslims”.