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Hate Crimes Investigated in Rowland Heights

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Two churches in Rowland Heights are part of a hate crime investigation after they were vandalized this weekend, according to KTLA. A Jehovah's Witness church at 19111 Killian Avenue was vandalized with graffiti on it's exterior walls that contained "offensive words, phrases and symbols" sometime between 10 p.m on Friday and before 6 a.m. on Saturday. The graffiti has since been removed and the details of the offensive writing haven't been released.

Another church in Rolling Hills Estates was also hit with graffiti that was "racially and religiously charged," but further details have not been shared with the public.

The L.A. County Sheriff's Department are viewing both incidents as hate crimes.