Anti-LGBTQ graffiti appears in Rogers Park

Wed. September 18, 2019 6:18 PM by News Staff

an edited image of the graffiti as posted to facebook

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Chicago, IL - A hateful anti-LGBTQ message was discovered on a home in the Rogers Park neighborhood Wednesday morning.

The derogatory word was spray-painted on a brick wall beneath a window where a rainbow flag is displayed on the 1400 block of West Arthur, first reported.

According to a police report the building was tagged sometime between 8 p.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. Wednesday morning.

City workers removed the graffiti on Wednesday.

Police are investigating the anti-LGBTQ incident. has reached out to 49th Ward Alderman Maria Hadden for comment. 

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