Barnegat Police are looking into multiple reports of bus stops, fencing, and signs being spray-painted with derogatory phrases across a section of town.

The department issued a statement announcing that they are looking into several incidents of criminal mischief that have popped up along Route 9 as well as on Rose Hill Road and Bengal Boulevard.

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Police say several bus stops on Route 9 as well as some fencing and signs along Rose Hill Road and Bengal Boulevard have been spray-painted with a number of different derogatory sayings.

It appears the incidents occurred sometime in the overnight hours of Wednesday or Thursday.

If you have any information about these incidents that can help Barnegat Police, contact Patrolman Armstrong #399 at 609-698-5000 extension 225.

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