Alaska bistro marked by racist graffiti, reference to Trump

HOMER, Alaska (AP) – An Alaska restaurant has been targeted by racist graffiti that also included a reference to President Donald Trump.

The Homer News reported Thursday that the owners of Wasabi’s Bistro near Homer found racist messages that had been painted Wednesday night or Thursday morning.

Police say the owners reported the orange spray paint messages that included a racist epithet and “Go back to Affrica” (sic) on the building’s exterior walls.

Among the messages displayed in photographs published in the newspaper is one that says, “Trump 2020.”

The newspaper says the restaurant owners are an interracial married couple, and the property has previously been the target of vandalism including damage from a gunshot.

Police say the vandalism is being investigated as a criminal mischief crime for damage to property.

Information from: The Homer (Alaska) News,