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Report of noose found near Roseburg under investigation

A picture was shared on social media saying it was found outside of the person's yurt.

Posted: Jun 22, 2020 7:04 PM
Updated: Jun 22, 2020 9:22 PM

ROSEBURG, Ore. – The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a social media post in which someone reported finding a noose at Whistler's Bend park.

The post said it was found outside of a yurt over the weekend.

Authorities said they take reports of potential hate crimes seriously and will investigate “aggressively.”

At this time, the sheriff’s office has not been contacted by the person who posted the picture. They ask them to call them immediately at 541-440-4471 to assist the investigation.

Anyone with information should contact investigators and reference Case #20-2748.

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