SOUTH PHILADELPHIA (WTXF) - Rapper Meek Mill says his grandmother is the latest victim of vandalism in South Philadelphia.
The rapper tweeted surveillance video that he says shows someone spray painting the side of his grandmother’s home and that the writing references “white privilege”.
FOX 29 talked to people in the neighborhood who say vandalizing anyone’s property is bad, but the possibility of a racially motivated crime takes their anger to the next level.
"Seems like a whole bunch of cowards wanna just be seen, make a name for self. Very uncalled for," Hattie Dunbar said.
A white man sprayed a racial remarks on my Grandmom’s house last night in south philly referencing white Privileged.... the crazy part is this was a all black neighborhood 20 years ago It was gentrified and now this! Just don’t let us catch you coward! T… https://t.co/ieIA61NUyY— Meek Mill (@MeekMill) December 18, 2018
Police released video on Friday confirming the vandalism. The suspect's whereabouts remain unknown.
Anyone with information of this investigation can submit a tip at 215-686-3013.