Racially charged fliers found in Westport

The fliers were found in plastic bags along Compo Road South in Westport.

The fliers were found in plastic bags along Compo Road South in Westport. (5/8/15)

WESTPORT - Racially charged fliers turned up in Westport driveways Friday, residents say.

The fliers were stuffed into plastic bags along with rocks to weight them down.

The notes read "White Lives Matter" at the top.

Police say they believe it to be a response to the phrase "Black Lives Matter" used in protests across the country.

News 12 reported last week that residents in Milford and Orange found similar messages. Authorities say they do not know if the fliers are connected.

Police say they do not consider the fliers criminal, but are monitoring the situation.

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