Speaking after graffiti was painted on the home of a Romanian family in the predominantly loyalist estate, the Foyle MLA said;
“Racism in all its forms is wrong and must be condemned.
“The fact that this incident happened in broad daylight on a Saturday afternoon is concerning.
“Derry is renowned for the warm and friendly welcome it extends to visitors and this incident is not reflective of the city.
“I would call for anyone with information on this incident to bring it to the PSNI.” ENDS/CRÍOCH