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Saturday 05/13/2017 2:15 PM - Vandalism

Contact: Tony Cipolla
Phone: (805) 781-4547
Type of Incident: Vandalism
Date and Time of Incident: 5-13-17, Approximately 7:05 AM
Place of Occurrence: Templeton High School, 1200 S. Main Street, Templeton
Victim Information: N/A
Suspect Information: N/A
Details of News Release: The Sheriff's Office is investigating a vandalism incident that occurred on 5-13-17 at Templeton High School. Deputies responded to that location after receiving a call from school staff this morning. Deputies discovered the gym had been flooded using a garden hose that had been placed inside the gym and left running, causing thousands of dollars in damage to the gym floor. In addition, graffiti consisting of a swastika and racial slurs had been written on several of the windows at the school. As a result, Sheriff's Detectives are investigating this incident as a hate crime and the FBI has been notified. If anyone has information on this incident, you are encouraged to contact Sheriff's Detectives at (805) 781-4500, or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 549-STOP (549-7867). You can also text your tip to Crime Stoppers by texting "SLOTIPS plus your message" to CRIMES (274637) or submit your tip through the website SLOTIPS.org.

Prepared By: tcipolla
Released: Saturday 05/13/2017 2:16 PM