Dozens of Fishers residents wake-up Sunday to disturbing discovery

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Dozens of area neighborhoods woke up to a disturbing discovery in their front yards Sunday morning.

It was a message directed at their children but the source is infamous for its hateful message.

When Fishers homeowner Ross Olsby found a plastic bag filled with rocks and the page long message, it didn't take long for him to start gathering them from his neighbors yards, "Dozens of them, there are tons of them they put them all in little bags."

Inside the bags, a single page rant asking "What will you tell your children?"

The rambling message lashes out at illegal immigrants, homosexuality and minority groups for America's problems and at the bottom tells people to join the Ku Klux Klan.

"I was shocked that it would happen here," said Olsby. "But it also snapped us out of our complacency that even though it's 2016 you would think that this stuff went away 80 years ago."

As word spread on social media, neighbors went out to their front yards to find bags up and down the block. Fishers police say the bags were found in Fishers, Noblesville and Hendricks County.

Debra Costello also lives in the Fishers neighborhood. "It's disgusting. It's revolting that people would take the time to put it in print."

When she saw the flyer she wanted her two teenagers to see it. "You tell them this is not what we believe. There are still people in you world who intersect with your lives who do believe this."

Nineteen-year-old Olivia Brazelton told us, "I read it and it was just disgusting. I didn't know what to believe. It's 2016 and I can't believe people are leaving this horrible message on my driveway."

Jackson Brazelton is her 16-year old brother, who also told us, "It's grotesque. It's awful."

The one-page message references a website and sure enough on that site there are images of men in hoods and burning crosses.

Said Ross Olsby, "We've still got a lot of work to do to fight hate like this."

Fishers police say no crime was committed here, but credit neighbors with calling them when they see something suspicious.

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