Woman gets arrested after leaving racist note for new neighbours in ‘all white' area

Woman gets arrested after leaving racist note for new neighbours in ‘all white' area

An Indiana resident was arrested after leaving a racist note on the door of her new neighbour’s home.

The note specifically targeted the new residents’ son, claiming that they are moving into an “all white neighbourhood”.

63 year-old Deborah Cantwell was arrested after the note was reported to authorities. The home was also covered in toilet paper. The note read:

NO ****** wanted in this neighbourhood. THIS IS A WHITE NEIGHBORHOOD – some people find ******* stressful due to 33 years of NEGATIVE experience [sic] and it causes serious health issues.

Cantwell, who is now facing misdemeanour charges of intimidation and criminal mischief, admitted writing the letter and vandalising the property. She said:

I mean, blacks get away with it every time. Just rage, I was trying to vent.

She did not apologise and stated that she does intend to seek help from a counsellor.

I was just trying to let them know that they weren’t really … welcome as far as us. I just needed to let off some steam … I’m not a violent person so I didn’t think it was any big deal.

Since the incident, an online fundraiser set up by the family to pay for legal fees, a fence and security system has surpassed $2,100. On the page, the boy’s parents wrote:

I will forgive you one day, but for now you have instilled in all my heart, a fear I have never had before. You have instilled fear in my family, you have instilled fear [in] my children. This fear I have is crippling.

H/T: NY Post

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