WINDSOR, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — Amazon has temporarily shut down a warehouse construction project in Connecticut after a noose was found at the site for the seventh time.
The disturbing discoveries have been made at a site in Windsor, just north of Hartford.READ MORE: Driver Wanted After Jeep Plowed Into Family On Bronx Sidewalk; 'Car Sped Up To Hit Us,' Witness Says
Most recently, a rope tied like a noose was found Wednesday.
The first noose was found at the site in April.READ MORE: Suffolk County Police Looking For 2 Missing Teens From Lindenhurst
Amazon says it’s closing the site until Monday so additional security measures can be put in place.
“The NAACP will continue to find out who is exactly on this site and whose lives have been threatened,” said Scot X Esdaile, Connecticut NAACP president.
“We believe that this was hung with the intention of creating a disturbance on the job site, so we are treating it as a noose that was sending a message,” Windsor Police Department Chief Donald Melanson said.MORE NEWS: Gottlieb Says US Needs New Vaccine Strategy As Pace Of Shots Lags
A $100,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the culprits.