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Anti-Semitic graffiti scrawled on Calabasas High School

April 23, 2011 |  7:06 pm

Anti-Semitic graffiti was discovered on doors, walls, sidewalks and a stop sign Saturday at Calabasas High School, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

School maintenance workers reported finding the words and symbols when they arrived at the school, on the 22000 block of Mulholland Highway, at 9 a.m.

Deputies from the Malibu/Lost Hills sheriff’s station said that the graffiti included Nazi swastikas, words and symbols related to anti-Semitism, and teachers' names. The Sheriff’s Department is handling the investigation as felony vandalism and a hate crime.

The school has repaired the damage, including sand-blasting a section of damaged wall. The crime is believed to have occurred between 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday morning.

-- Andrew Blankstein
Twitter: @anblanx