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Pumpkin with racial slur written on it found in west Spokane

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SPOKANE, Wash. -

A man in the Sunset Hills neighborhood was on a walk Thursday morning when he came across something that disturbed him.

Greg Stewart-Longhurst says he saw a pumpkin sitting on top of a power box with racial slurs written on it.

“I didn't believe it at first,” he says. “I thought maybe I misread what it said, didn't know what it meant. I had to look at it several times and it angered me...It's appalling.”

The slurs were toward those of Arab descent. Stewart-Longhurst says the other thing that was disturbing was the threatening language. On the pumpkin, it read “death comes for all ***** *****” and on the stake sticking out of the pumpkin it read “kill all **********.”

He immediately called Crime Check. Spokane Police did investigate. Officers took the pumpkin in as evidence, documented the scene, and canvassed the area.

If you saw anything or know anything about this, give Crime Check a call 509-456-2233.

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