- Associated Press - Tuesday, January 12, 2016

SALEM, Ore. (AP) - Police say they are investigating racially charged threats that were left for a Salem family as a potential hate crime.

The Statesman Journal reports (https://goo.gl/pn5XY4 ) that the notes threatened to kill the family and were signed “KKK” with a cross. Copies of the notes have been circulating on social media.

Police Lt. Dave Okada says the threats are a potential hate crime.

An investigation into the notes is ongoing.

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Information from: Statesman Journal, https://www.statesmanjournal.com

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