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Swastikas spray-painted on cars, homes in San Gabriel mountains

Swastikas were spray-painted on cars and homes in Wrightwood.
Swastikas were spray-painted on cars and homes in Wrightwood.
(San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department)

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.

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Anyone with information about the crime can contact Det. J. Collins at (760) 955-8781.


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