Police officers find six NOOSES hanging at Amazon construction site in Connecticut after being summoned three days in a row for similar incidents
- Police in Windsor, Connecticut, found a noose on Tuesday from a steel beam on the second floor of the construction site on Kennedy Road.
- Officers went back to the site on Thursday because there were five more ropes that police said could be interpreted as slings
- There are currently no clues or suspects, police said
Police have launched an investigation after six slings were found at an Amazon facility in Windsor, Connecticut.
Windsor police found a noose on a steel beam on the second floor of the Kennedy Road construction site on Tuesday.
Police were called back to the building on Wednesday after reports that another rope had been thrown around a beam. However, police said the second incident was “no noose.”
Officers went back to the site on Thursday when five more ropes were found at various places in the building – which, according to police, could be interpreted as slings.
Photo of the noose found on the site. A reward of $ 5,000 has been offered to individuals who bring information about these incidents.
Amazon’s warehouse (pictured) on Kennedy Road in Windsor
There are currently no clues or suspects, police said.
Speak against Fox61 News, Police Captain Andrew Power said, “We will not tolerate that. Certainly not today, certainly not today … seven incidents that we think are interrelated, that is part of our investigation. ‘
He added, “We want to know who did it and what the motivation is behind it.”
In a statement, Windsor Police said: ‘The construction site general contractor has been proactive in addressing these incidents and is fully cooperating with law enforcement.
“They also held an anti-discrimination / discrimination awareness session with all staff on the ground.”
There are no surveillance cameras in the area where the noose was found. That part of the building is also accessible to hundreds of employees, the police said.
Scot X. Esdaile, chairman of the NAACP state conference in Connecticut, suggested the disturbing incidents are part of a “backlash” against recent events, including Derek Chauvin’s conviction for the murder of George Floyd.
“They are truly acts of terrorism, they should not be taken lightly,” he said CTPost.
Justin Waters, 34, who works on the site, said he moved to New England from Georgia to escape this type of behavior.
Police have launched an investigation after an executioner’s noose and six other ropes were found at an Amazon facility in Windsor, Connecticut.
He said, ‘There was a lot of racism, a lot of separatism. The proms I went to; a black ball and a white ball.
‘You know, to come here, I didn’t think it would be like this here. I moved here to get away from it. ‘
A reward of $ 5,000 has been offered to individuals who bring up information about these incidents.
The general contractor of the Windsor site has also promised a reward for those willing to identify the person responsible.
The Connecticut NAACP released a statement saying, “ It was the NAACP who fought to get these hate crimes on the books and we want to ensure that the individuals who committed these hate crimes are held accountable to the fullest extent permitted by law. ‘