West Mercia Police are investigating after a break-in at a mosque in Redditch early this morning during which racist graffiti was painted on the walls.
Graffiti including swastikas had been sprayed onto the building and at least half a dozen windows using paint taken from builders' cabins on the site which is still under construction.
Police said that they are in contact with mosque representatives and are currently guarding the site and carrying out local reassurance patrols, while forensic examinations are ongoing.
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