CPD investigates Ku Klux Klan fliers found at area homes

Columbus police are investigating after several residents reported finding fliers advertising the Ku Klux Klan near their homes.

The Columbus Police Department received initial complaints about the fliers promoting the white supremacy group on Monday, said Lt. Matt Harris, Columbus Police Department spokesman. So far, three complaints have been filed with police after the fliers, which were enclosed in plastic bags, were found in the streets in the areas near Tipton Lakes, 22nd Street near Elm and Maple streets and 27th Street, Harris said.

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Olivia Covington is a reporter for The Republic. She can be reached at ocovington@therepublic.com or 812-379-5712.