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Reward Offered for Information Leading to Local Graffiti Arrest

It's a piece of graffiti that mimics the taunting note two murderers left prison officials when they broke out of the maximum-security prison in Dannamora, New York.

And one candidate for Binghamton City Council wants it out of Cheri A Lindsey park. Conrad Taylor is offering a $150 reward to anyone who provides information leading to the arrest of the vandal who left this have a nice day tag at the park.

When David Sweat and Richard Matt escaped from prison last week they left a similar note.

"This is disgusting. It's disrespectful. It's disrespectful to local police, to the North Side community, it's disrespectful to the memory of Cheri Lindsey and her family and it's something the community of Binghamton can't tolerate," said Taylor.

Sweat is one of two men who killed Broome County Sheriff's Deputy Kevin Tarsia in 2002. Cheri Lindsey, for whom the park was named, was the daughter of a Binghamton police officer who was raped and murdered when she was 12 years old.