Kaysville police investigating ‘possible hate crime’ after Pride flag allegedly burned

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KAYSVILLE, Utah, June 3, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — Kaysville police are investigating what they are calling a “possible hate crime” after a Pride flag was allegedly taken from a yard and burned.

A news release from Kaysville Police Department says that Thursday at approximately 4:45 a.m., “officers responded to a report of an LGTBQ Pride flag being taken from a homeowner’s yard and burned. A derogatory note was found left behind on scene.”

This is an active investigation and Kaysville detectives “are investigating this as a possible hate crime,” the news release said.

Anyone that has information on the incident is asked to call Kaysville Detective J. Nicholas at 801-497-7082 or email jnicholas@kaysvillecity.com and reference case K21-03783.


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