SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Three teens were arrested early Friday morning after a witness reported seeing a group spray painting graffiti and appearing to break into the maintenance room at Sellick Park, South San Francisco police said.

When officers arrived at the park, located at 5 Appian Way, around 1:30 a.m., police found blue and green spray paint covering the walls of the maintenance supply room and restrooms. Officers saw six juveniles running away from the park.

Police found the group of teens—all 16 and 17 years old—at a nearby apartment complex, where they were detained, police said.

After further investigation, police suspected three were responsible for defacing the walls with graffiti and burglarizing the supply room, police said.

The three teens were arrested on suspicion of commercial burglary, felony vandalism and resisting arrest, before they were later released to their parents, according to police.

South San Francisco police are not identifying the suspects because they are juveniles.

The value of the damage to the supply room’s exterior walls and restroom walls is estimated to be about $1,000, police said.

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Comments (4)
  1. don t. obstructheview says:

    I think we, as normal people, don’t even CARE about what you’re scribbling about much less can even READ it. It’s a blight yet you think that your skritch is art.
    Stop defacing public or private property.
    Nobody cares.
    And now look, you’ve added B&E and resisting arrest!!
    yeah….real cool.
    real cool.

  2. siqueiros says:

    Mexican Art and Architecture 101

  3. redneck says:

    just some white kids thinking they are ive seen them, its so funny to see that attitude here in SSF when i grew up and moved here from the ghetto.

  4. dmm says:

    Make the parents pay every penny for all the damage their children caused. It may help as a deterrent for all future vandalism.

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