O.C. Mosque Vandalized With Spray Painted Threats

June 4, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: KTLA News


A Southern California mosque has been vandalized with racial slurs and spray painted threats.

Police Sgt. Tom Bruce said an officer spotted the slurs and expletives painted on the Islamic Center of Cypress on the 5000 block of Ball Road,at 4 a.m. Thursday and the graffiti was still wet to the touch.

The painted lettering was about 4 or 5 feet tall and read, in part: "We will kill you all," according to the Orange County Human Relations Commission.

Cypress police are classifying the vandalism as a hate crime.