Racial Graffiti Found In Middleton High School Bathroom | Crime
Racially motivated graffiti was found Oct. 18 in a bathroom in the tech ed wing of Middleton High School, according to the Middleton Police Department.
Police said they were called to investigate vandalism in first-floor bathroom. The vulgar message was written in five different areas with a black permanent marker. It was on the mirrors, a nearby brick wall and the bathroom stall divider. Police said the total space was equal to about a square foot.
Police said security cameras near the entrance to the bathroom did not show any suspicious students entering the bathroom.
The Middleton-Cross Plains District said that it and the Police Department are taking the issue very seriously, but at this time they believe it is an isolated incident. District officials said police protocol calls for them is to keep a report of the incident on file, and compare it to any other possible incidents in the future. School officials said there have not been any previous vandalism issues that have risen to this level of seriousness.
The district's conduct policy does not specify to what level punishment for this type of vandalism, but a decision on what actions would be taken would be made by high school leadership, with involvement from the student's family.
If you have any information about the graffiti you are asked to contact the Middleton Police Department.