Pro-ISIS, anti-French messages found on Ohio college campus

Pro-ISIS and anti-French messages were discovered Monday morning painted onto a large rock at the center of an Ohio college campus.

Youngstown State University’s Campus Rock was defaced with messages such as “YSU supports ISIS,” “France deserves destruction” and “We are coming.” The statements appeared alongside Islamic-style symbols.

A text message alert sent to students from the university said the graffiti did not indicate a “credible threat.”

“Messages of concern were found on the rock,” the text said. “Police are investigating. No credible threat to campus currently. Any info call YSU Police: 330-941-3527.”

Officials were reviewing area security camera footage, Associate Vice President for University Relations Shannon Tirone told The Blaze.

“We take those threatening messages very seriously,” Tirone said. “With everything going on around the world today, we make sure we look into everything.”

The anti-French phrases were painted just 10 days after Islamists killed 130 and wounded scores of others in a coordinated massacre in Paris on Nov. 13.