The new Pride-themed lifeguard tower was only at the foot of 12th Place for two months before being vandalized Wednesday afternoon, the Long Beach Fire Department confirmed.
The Long Beach Police Department confirmed that officers were dispatched to multiple locations on June 17 regarding calls about vandalism. Officers also located vehicles with damage, police said.
Video shows the man apparently struggling to put on his watch and unsteadily ripping off the Tesla’s mirror before tossing it aside.
Businesses including Under the Sun, Saints and Sinners Bakeshop, George’s Greek Cafe and 123 Pho were also hit, but detectives have not yet connected them all to the same suspect.
The teens—a 14-year-old from Long Beach and two 13-year-olds from Hemet and Covina—were arrested on Monday, according to officials at the sheriff’s San Dimas Station.
The message has also popped up on college campuses as an attempt to provoke people along racial lines, according to experts.
Someone got into the dealership’s lot and scratched approximately 53 cars some time between Monday evening and Tuesday morning, police said.
Graffiti targeting the black community found at Cal State Long Beach earlier this week has prompted campus officials to condemn the latest message spewing hate against minorities.
Cal State Long Beach (CSULB) police will be cracking down hard on cases of vandalism on campus following recent postings of hateful flyers targeting Jews.
Cal State Long Beach (CSULB) police are trying to determine who may be responsible for posting white supremacist fliers around campus Sunday and Monday.