Glasgow LGBT club vandalised with homophobic graffiti

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A CLUB in Glasgow city centre has been targeted with offensive graffiti.

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Police have launched an investigation into the homophobic messages daubed on the entrance to Polo Lounge in Wilson Street.

Officers were alerted to the vandalism at about 6.20pm yesterday.

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Former Glasgow councillor Austin Sheridan posted online: "Absolutely disgusted to see someone has vandalised The Polo Lounge doors. Scotland’s biggest LGBTI venue.

Homophobic messages have been found on the entrance to Polo Lounge in Wilson Street, Glasgow    picture: Google Maps

Homophobic messages have been found on the entrance to Polo Lounge in Wilson Street, Glasgow picture: Google Maps

"This is why we can never give up on educating people on equality matters and ensuring that we can all live safe in society without fear of attack.

"I hope whoever is responsible is caught and appropriately punished for this despicable action."

Just hours after the incident staff at the venue tweeted "#LGBTQ #Pololovesyou x"

Police said enquiries are ongoing.