DANVILLE (CBS SF) — Danville police were searching for the vandals who carved a giant swastika into a hillside.
The Nazi symbol was scrawled into the dirt by a community center on Fountain Springs Circle.READ MORE: Newsom Signs Law to Replace Fr. Serra Statue With Memorial to Indigenous Californians
“Shame on you for this,” said the city’s Vice-Mayor Newell Americh. “It’s something that does cause pain for a lot of people. Want to be proactive and find out what happened and why.”READ MORE: UPDATE: Fawn Fire Grows to 6,850 Acres in Shasta County; No New Structures Destroyed
Swastikas are extremely offensive to Jewish people whose ancestors and family members were rounded up, tortured and killed by Nazis in Europe during World War II.MORE NEWS: Costco Limits Water, Toilet Paper, Other Purchases Due To Supply Chain Delays
The Vice-Mayor said the town is taking serious action to find out who is responsible.