Late last evening, Parks & Recreation Department employees discovered racist graffiti on the Compo Beach basketball courts.
They contacted their supervisor, and the Westport Police Department. Officers opened an investigation, which continues.
The graffiti was removed, nd the courts cleaned.
1st Selectwoman Jen Tooker says, “In my short term in office, I have repeatedly talked about ensuring that Westport is a community where everyone feels like they belong. This incident runs completely contrary to that goal and is inexcusable.
“I am grateful to the Parks & Recreation Department employees and the Police Department for the swift action they took to address the situation professionally and respectfully.”
Anyone with information about the incident should call t the Police Department: 203-341-6000.