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(Source: Flagstaff police)

FLAGSTAFF, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -- The Flagstaff Police Department is investigating a possible hate crime after the Chabad of Flagstaff was burglarized and damaged. 

The incident took place sometime between Mar. 22 and Mar. 25, according to police.

The synagogue is located near the area of University Avenue and Milton Road

Police say there was damage to multiple rooms within the building and several damaged power tools.

Vandals carved swastikas in the walls, smashed and dumped paint cans on the floors. The vandals also painted a swastika pattern in black on the windows of the synagogue, police said. 

Fingerprints and biological evidence were collected from the scene for further investigation. 

If you have any information about this crime, you can contact Flagstaff police at (928) 679-4108. 

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(1) comment

Jim B

How sad that we live in in such a hate-filled society anymore..

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