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JUST IN: Letters, posters with ‘hate-filled’ comments spark police probe


City police want the public’s help in identifying the people who placed four letters and posters that featured anti-Semitic or “racially charged, hate-filled” comments in Port St. Lucie last week.

A letter featuring anti-Semitic comments was found taped to the entrance of Temple Beth El Israel on Southwest Bethany Drive, off St. Lucie West Boulevard near Florida’s Turnpike, Port St. Lucie police said.

That same morning, a city code-compliance officer found a poster featuring “racially charged, hate-filled comments” taped to an electrical pole near Southwest Floresta Drive and Southeast Chaloupe Avenue.

A code officer found two similar posters one block to the northwest Friday morning, at Southeast Floresta Drive and Southeast Evergreen Terrace.

Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to contact Port St. Lucie police at 772-871-5000.



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