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Special Education School Vandalized With Swastikas, Anti-Obama Graffiti
File under People Suck: Over the weekend, someone spray painted a Reseda high school for disabled students with hate messages.
The graffiti was discovered around 7 a.m. Monday when staff at Diane S. Leichman High School Special Education Center returned to campus, CBS News reports. The school is not currently in session, so Principal Giovanni Trivino said that no students saw the graffiti.
The spray-painted messages included "KILL OBAMA?," swastikas and pictures of bombs. There was also anti-LAPD rhetoric and the ever-popular anarchy symbol. President Obama was just in town for a Friday fundraiser, although police estimate that the vandalism happened Sunday night.
"This is an unfortunate incident that affects us all," Trivino told CBS. Since the school is fenced-in, someone would have had to climb over the fence to gain access, Trivino told the network.
The school is for students ages 14 to 22 with moderate to severe disabilities.
"Our maintenance and operations team removed the graffiti. Counseling is offered to staff," Trivino said. Damage to the school was estimated at $2,500.
According to KTLA, the campus does not have surveillance video.
School officials say a similar vandalism occurred in May. Both incidents are being investigated by Los Angeles School Police and the Los Angeles Police Department.
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