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Lawton playground covered in graffiti

Kid's Zone has become a hot spot for graffiti in Lawton. (Source KSWO) Kid's Zone has become a hot spot for graffiti in Lawton. (Source KSWO)
A City of Lawton worker spent part of the day removing graffiti. (Source KSWO) A City of Lawton worker spent part of the day removing graffiti. (Source KSWO)

LAWTON, OK (KSWO) -Kid’s Zone in Lawton has become a hot spot for graffiti.

Every year, the City of Lawton spends several hundred dollars on cleaning supplies to rectify the often offensive markings around the city. It takes a lot of work and manpower to remove it.

The City of Lawton park inspector has list of parks to check each day and must document and rectify damages, which includes broken equipment and graffiti. The park inspector removes graffiti during his inspections, but Kid’s Zone sees more than its fair share of graffiti.

If you would like to report damage to a city park, call Lawton Parks and Recreation at 580-581-3400.

If you witness someone vandalizing a park, call the Lawton Police Department. The punishment for defacing city property can include a fine and jail time.

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