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Waterloo police remove ‘demeaning’ message spray painted on a bed sheet

Thousands of people were on Ezra Avenue near Laurier University Saturday as a part of homecoming celebrations.
Thousands of people were on Ezra Avenue near Laurier University Saturday as a part of homecoming celebrations. Ryan Rocca / Global News

WATERLOO, Ont. – Police say they received complaints about a message that was spray painted on a bed sheet and hung outside a house in Waterloo, Ont., on Saturday during a university’s homecoming celebrations.

Waterloo regional police say the sign had an “inappropriate” message and that officers attended the residence immediately to ensure it was taken down.

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Police say the sign read, “She called you daddy 4 18 years. Now it’s our turn.”

Police say they share the community’s concern over what the police force calls a “demeaning and disturbing message.”

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Wilfrid Laurier University wrote in a statement that some of its students live in the house, which they say is located near the university.

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The university also says they will be following up with those students and reviewing the incident under the non-academic student code of conduct.