At least five spray-painted swastikas were found Tuesday in a residential area in Wrightwood, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department said.
Deputies with the Victor Valley substation spotted the Nazi symbols spray-painted on three vehicles, a garage door and a stop sign in the mountainous area of Snowbird and Evergreen roads.
Officials are not currently calling the act a hate crime, referring to it instead as an act of vandalism and tagging.
According to the latest Census numbers, Wrightwood has a population of more than 4,200. The area is near Mountain High, a nearby ski and snow-activity destination.
Anyone with information about the crime can contact Det. J. Collins at (760) 955-8781.