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City of Davis Police
Sunday January 22nd, 2017 :: 04:30 p.m. PST


Davis Police Department Investigates Hate Crime Against Local Mosque

On January 22, 2017, Davis Police officers responded to the Davis Islamic Center regarding a reported vandalism. Officers found that an unidentified suspect had used an unknown type device to shatter 6 window panes on the building exterior. The same suspect also placed strips of uncooked bacon on an exterior door handle and destroyed two bikes parked on the property.

Based on surveilance video from the scene, it appears the crime occurred between 3:45 a.m and 4:00 a.m. the morning of January 22nd.

The suspect is described as a white female adult, between 25-35 years old, 5'4"-5'8" tall and approximately 160-180 lbs. The suspect has red/brown wavy hair and was seen wearing beige hightop shoes, gray or blue tight fitting pants, an off-white vest and an unknown color shirt with an unknown logo. The suspect also wore a black hat with an unknown logo.

The vandalism is being investigated as a hate crime by Davis Police detectives.

Anyone who may have information regarding this incident is asked to call the Davis Police Department at (530) 747-5400.

Inquiries from media should contact Lt. Thomas Waltz, PIO (530) 219-4742.

City of Davis Police
2600 Fifth Street
Davis , CA 95617

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 530-747-5400

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