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Man vandalizes nearly 30 vehicles in Koreatown neighborhood, police say

A man was arrested Monday night after he vandalized 30 vehicles with a small blade in a Koreatown neighborhood, police said.

William Michael Ramirez, 32, was taken into custody on suspicion of felony vandalism after he was caught in the act, said Officer Irma Mota, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles Police Department.

At about 9 p.m., officers spotted Ramirez smashing a vehicle window with the blade near Third and Berendo streets, she said.

They soon realized it wasn’t the only car window that had been destroyed.

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Officers discovered 29 vehicles had been vandalized.

veronica.rocha@latimes.com

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