WHITESTOWN, Ind. — Police in Whitestown are investigating after documents stating “NO WHITE GUILT” and a list of related websites were distributed throughout neighborhoods.
The Whitestown Metropolitan Police Department says the documents were distributed throughout the Walker Farms and Maple Grove neighborhoods early Wednesday morning.
Police say at this time, these acts appear to be random distributions throughout the entire neighborhood.
“Please be aware if you see officers in the area working dilligently on this investigation, and make sure to notify them if you have any helpful information,” the police department wrote in a Facebook post. “If you see any suspicious vehicles driving in your area please do not hesitate to call for an officer.”
Whitestown released the following statement:
“The Town was extremely disappointed when it received reports that racist material was
recently distributed in some of our neighborhoods. This hateful material is not reflective of our
values in Whitestown. The Town rejects the material and its premises, and does not condone
hate in any form. We are proud of our residents who are welcoming of others and our
community culture of inclusiveness. The Whitestown Metropolitan Police Department is
investigating. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact WMPD at 317-769-2677.”