State Police Investigating Hate Crime in Seaford

Delaware State Police are investigating after a small white cord shaped like a noose left on the property of an African-American man in Seaford.

Troopers say the noose was left sometime between 4:20 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on Friday, June 26 at the residence in the Holly View Mobile Home Park.

The 59-year-old black male victim said an unknown suspect trespassed on his property while he was working and left the noose on his front step ailing.

There is no information on a suspect. Tips can be reported to Delaware State Police Troop 4 at (302) 752-3812 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333.