The taggers later painted peace and anarchist signs on the rear passenger window and door of an LAPD squad car parked in front of the synagogue.
"Now an attack on a house of worship, not only is it intolerable but it's an attack on all of us in civilized society. An attack on a law enforcement vehicle, frankly, is an insult to all of us," said L.A. City Councilman Jack Weiss.
Police have not yet called this a hate crime. They say as of right now, it's an open felony vandalism investigation, but a hate crime charge could be added.
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