BREAKING: Kent State police investigate swastika, feces in vandalism incident at Satterfield

The remnants of a candy wrapper and a glue stick sit inside a microwave in Satterfield Hall on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018.

Brandon Bounds

Kent State police are investigating an act of vandalism that happened in Satterfield Hall around 10 p.m. on Sunday.

Robert Trogdon, the chairman of the English department, told KentWired custodians walked into Satterfield Hall on Monday morning to find a swastika drawn on a glass window, feces on the floor and broken microwaves in department lounges. Satterfield Hall houses the English department. 

According to Kent State police, the extent of the “criminal damage” is unknown at this time.

KentWired reporters visited Satterfield Hall on Tuesday morning, and the swastika and feces had been cleaned up.

The police are not releasing any more information at this time.

Emily Vincent, the director of university media relations, told KentWired university police will continue to investigate the incident.

Brandon Bounds is TV2’s enterprise producer. Contact him at [email protected].