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Home Nearly Destroyed In Suspected Hate Crime

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“It’s no question, the worst thing in 24 years of law enforcement I’ve ever seen,” Sgt. Jerry Johnson told NBC Los Angeles.

An African-American family living in Alhambra were victims of a suspected hate crime, as they came home yesterday afternoon to find their home covered with racial epithets and swastikas in red paint, bleach and vinegar poured all over the house, food thrown everywhere, and the house ransacked, according to CBS Los Angeles. Police were called to the 2000 block of Midwickhill Dr. at 3 p.m. to investigate the heinous crime and continued through the night taking fingerprints with the Alhambra Police Department and the Los Angeles County Crime Lab. Two guns from the home were reported stolen.

The house was in such bad condition and the odor so foul that firefighters had to come in to air out the house. At this time, no suspects have been identified.