Saturday July 24th, 2021 8:35PM

Woodstock family finds burning cross in front yard

By The Associated Press
WOODSTOCK - Police are investigating after a Cobb County family found a large cross on fire in their front yard.

The flaming cross was found Sunday night, a few steps from the front door of their Woodstock home, located in the Cobb County portion of the city about 30 miles north of Atlanta.

Someone also left two large chunks of deer meat near their front door, according to members of the Louis family.

Kenny Louis said he and his brothers are ready to move. They've been sleeping in shifts to be on guard in case of a similar incident.

"We don't know why, we don't know what's the next step or how far they're willing to go," Louis told Channel 2 News.

His brother, Kerry Louis, has a warning for whoever left the cross and the deer meat: "Don't come back again," he said. "Don't come back again, we've got guns and stuff."

Residents of the home are black, but the motives behind the crime are not clear, said police.
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