The FBI is investigating after a couple had the word “Trump” and a swastika spray painted on the garage door of their California home.
Officers responded to the report of vandalism at Katie and Robbie Peacock’s home near Lafayette Circle in Lafayette on Tuesday, ABC7 reported.
The couple have a Joe Biden flag flying outside their residence as well as a sign expressing their opposition to President Donald Trump, according to the station.
The Lafayette Police Department is investigating the vandalism as a “possible hate crime” and has alerted the FBI, Lafayette mayor Mike Anderson said.
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Similar graffiti was painted on an overpass in nearby Orinda in recent days. According to ABC7, it said “swastika equals Trump equals ACB equals swastika.”
That graffiti as well as what was painted on the Peacock’s garage door have since been painted over.
But the Peacocks said that it served to highlight how important it is for people to vote in the November 3 election.
“Let this message of hate and violence underscore the importance of how we all show up in this moment,” they said in a statement to ABC7.
Voters have only days, they said, to “choose love over hate, unity over division, and bravery over fear.”
“Together, we can do this—and we will,” they added.
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