LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Police Tuesday arrested two students accused of spray-painting hate graffiti on the grounds of their high school in Pacific Palisades.
Los Angeles Police Department Lt. Tina Nieto said the students were released to their parents. The teens’ names were not released because they are juveniles.READ MORE: Retired Judge To Investigate Claims Riverside County Failed To Protect Turpin Children After They Were Freed
The graffiti sprawled on Palisades Charter High School over the weekend, including swastikas, and made references to gays and the KKK.READ MORE: Family Mourn Teenager Shot And Killed Near Boyle Heights Recreation Center
The arrests were announced hours after L.A. City Councilman Mike Bonin announced a $50,000 reward for information leading to the vandals.MORE NEWS: La Mirada Says It Won't Fine 'National Lampoon' House
Bonin said he was “horrified by the awful, disgusting and offensive hate speech graffiti. We cannot allow hate and intolerance to threaten our neighborhoods and our school children.”