UPDATE: Hays County Sheriff’s Office investigates graffiti at Dripping Springs City Hall

DRIPPING SPRINGS — The Hays County Sherriff’s Department is investigating a graffiti incident that occurred overnight at the city of Dripping Springs City Hall facilities.
Offensive words were spray-painted on the outside walls of City Hall focusing on racism and other messages.
“We are deeply concerned about this vandalism,” said Mayor Bill Foulds, Jr. “The city council and our city employees have always supported all people of every culture, background, and race and we do not tolerate behavior that perpetuates hate against any individual or group.”
The city is in the process of removing the graffiti. Foulds asks residents to stand with him and all city of Dripping Springs Council members and employees in condemning this activity.
Below are photos from the city’s surveillance footage last night. If anyone recognizes this person, please call the Hays County Sherriff’s office at 512-393-7800.

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