By CBSLA Staff

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – The Los Angeles Police Department came together with several groups this week to surprise a woman whose car was destroyed in a hate crime with a brand new replacement.

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A video posted to social media Wednesday showed the LAPD surprising the woman with the new sedan.

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According to police, the woman’s old car was destroyed by gang members in a hate crime.

“They jumped on the hood, they jumped on the roof, they carved into the paint racial names, and ultimately destroyed the car, it was a total loss,” said LAPD Capt. Rick Stabile in the video.

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The LAPD partnered up with East LA Auto Sales, the L.A. Police Protective League, the union for LAPD officers, and the nonprofit group Badge of Heart, to get the victim a new car.

They surprised her with it at the LAPD’s Hollenbeck Community Police Station in the 2100 block of East 1st Street.

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Meanwhile, a suspect has been arrested for the hate crime. His name and the exact charges he faces were not confirmed.

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It’s also unclear exactly when the incident occurred.