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Published May 22 2012

Rochester family unsettled by driveway swastika

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Rochester police say they have no suspects after racist graffiti was found on a family's driveway.

A swastika and a KKK symbol, apparently referring to the Ku Klux Klan, were found on the driveway Sunday. The word “stink” was written nearby.

Fahma Mohamed tells the Post-Bulletin the symbols felt “very personal” — a message to make her family feel unwelcome.

Mohamed says many neighbors have brought over flowers and expressed their regret.

It took about three hours to power-wash the graffiti away.

Last May, the same symbols were painted on the siding of a house a block away.