Walnut Street Bridge, parts of art district vandalized with swastikas

Spray painted symbols on or near the Walnut Street Bridge Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. Staff photo/ Sarah Grace Taylor This story was updated at 4:38 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, with more information.

The historic Walnut Street Bridge and parts of the Bluff View Art District in Chattanooga were vandalized with swastikas on Sunday morning, according to Mayor Andy Berke.

Berke, who is Jewish, said in a statement that the anti-semitic symbolism goes against Chattanooga’s values and makes some residents feel unsafe.”While we do not know the intent of those who perpetrated this act, we know that the […]

Source: www.timesfreepress.com

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