Cars tagged with swastikas across LA County; 1 arrested

Authorities are investigating several vandalism/hate crimes involving unknown suspects spray-painting swastikas on vehicles in Los Angeles County, police said Saturday.

The crimes were being investigated by the Los Angeles Police Department and the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, according to the LAPD.

Police were investigating incidents in the LAPD's Pacific and 77th Street areas, while it was earlier reported that swastikas were discovered spray-painted on multiple vehicles in the Ladera Heights and View Park-Windsor Hills neighborhoods of southwest Los Angeles County.

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Sheriff's officials said the victims discovered the vandalism Friday morning after their vehicles were parked on neighborhood streets overnight. No addresses were given. The two neighborhoods are just south of Kenneth Hahn State Recreational Area.

On October 4, LAPD announced 37-year-old Robert Haymore has been arrested for the alleged series of hate crimes. 

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Haymore was placed in custody October 3, police say.