Police: 'Gay=OK' Spray-Painted in Seven Courts
Three incidents of graffiti were reported in Perry Hall Tuesday morning.
Police are investigating three graffiti incidents reported Tuesday morning in the Seven Courts neighborhood in Perry Hall.
Between 10 p.m. on Dec. 12 and 8 a.m. on Dec. 13, along the 3800 block of Proctor Lane, a Baltimore Gas and Electric Company box on a homeowner's lawn was spray-painted with a peace sign. A similar peace sign was spray-painted on a nearby sidewalk, said Detective Cathy Batton, a Baltimore County police spokeswoman.
Further west, near a traffic circle at Proctor and Seven Courts Drive, "Gay=OK" was spray-painted on another BGE box, Batton said.
The vandalism incidents appear to be random acts, she said, adding that graffiti in open, residential areas is unusual.
"It is definitely less common, simply because of the visibility ... you're talking about spray-painting something on someone's front lawn, rather than behind a business," Batton said.
There are no known suspects and the incidents are not being treated as hate crimes, she said.
Anyone with information about the graffiti is encouraged to contact the Parkville precinct at 410-887-5310.
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