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    Montgomery County, Maryland (WJZ) — Police are investigating after someone found a swastika carved into a tree in a park in Montgomery County on Wednesday.

U.S. Park Police said the carving, which has since been removed, was found in the Hillwood Manor section of Sligo Creek Valley Park.

A disturbing carving of a swastika was found on a tree on 2/24/21 in the Hillwood Manor section of Sligo Creek Valley Park near the county line. It has been removed. Anyone with information please contact Park Police Investigations at 301-929-2748 or

— Park Police MC (@ParkPolice) February 24, 2021

They’re asking anyone with information to call police at 301-929-2748 or email

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