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Racial, threatening graffiti found at Armstrong State University sparks investigation

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An investigation is underway at Armstrong State University after racially targeted graffiti was found in a restroom on the Savannah campus. (Armstrong State University)

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTGS) - An investigation is underway at Armstrong State University after racially targeted, threatening graffiti was found in a restroom on the Savannah campus.

ASU Interim President Jennifer Frum issued the following statement to students and faculty Wednesday morning:

"Yesterday, an incident came to my attention that warrants a strong, united response from the Armstrong community. Graffiti discovered in a restroom on campus contained racist and threatening language.
"A full police investigation is currently underway. We will use all of our resources and any additional resources needed to find the person or persons responsible for this act.
"While this appears to be an isolated incident, we are taking it very seriously. We will not tolerate language that threatens any members of the Armstrong community. This incident does not reflect our values as an institution. I assure you that we are making decisions that put the safety of our students, faculty and staff first.
"If you have any information about this incident, please contact the University Police Department at 912.344.3333."