Los Angeles police surprised a woman with a new car after her old one was vandalized in a hate crime.
LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A local woman whose car was vandalized in a hate crime received a special surprise from Los Angeles police.
LAPD's Hollenbeck Division says gang members shattered the car's windshield, jumped on the hood and carved racial slurs on it.
The car was a total loss, so officers surprised her with a brand new car.
"After arresting a suspect for a Hate Crime/Vandalism, @LAPDHollenbeck knew there was more that could be done. They partnered with East LA Auto Sales, @Badgeofheart and @LAPPL to get the victim a new car and remind us all that in this world, we can all go the extra mile," LAPD tweeted.
A suspect in the case has been arrested.