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Vandals paint satanic images on Sacramento elementary school

August 2, 2012 |  7:06 am

Vandals struck an elementary school in Sacramento, defacing campus buildings with satanic symbols.

Authorities said the crime occurred at Jefferson Elementary school sometime between 9:30 p.m. Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.

Security cameras at the school reportedly shut off at 9:30 p.m. and didn't start recording again until morning. However, Chris Evans, superintendent of the Natomas Unified School District, tweeted Wednesday evening that a camera was able to capture an image of a vandal.

Employees discovered the vandalism Wednesday morning.

The vandals didn't use spray paint, but rather paint requiring use of a brush. It consisted of blue and white lines and splatters, a pentagram and the word "Satan." The damage was on an inner courtyard of the school and not visible from the street.

"We have absolutely no idea, no clues" who is responsible, said Principal Juanita Reynolds. "There isn't anyone who was disgruntled and it's just unfortunate that someone made poor choices that would affect children."


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-- Fox 40 Sacramento