LAFAYETTE (CBS SF) — Police were trying to find out who vandalized a home in Lafayette, leaving a swastika and the word ‘Trump’ painted on a garage. Similar graffiti was found nearby on a freeway overpass in nearby Orinda.

The house graffiti was reported to police on Tuesday in an area of the city adjacent to Lafayette Circle. Police were investigating the incident as a possible hate crime.

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“There is no place for hate in Lafayette,” said Lafayette Mayor Mike Anderson in a prepared statement. “This is an inclusive and diverse city where everyone is welcome. The spray-painting of a swastika, a symbol of oppression, genocide, and xenophobia, on an individual’s home will not be tolerated.”

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It was not known whether the graffiti at the home and on the overpass were related.

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Lafayette police have contacted the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the investigation was ongoing. The department asked anyone with information about the vandalism to contact detectives at (925) 283-3680 or (925) 299-3234, or to email Sergeant T. Rossberg at Anonymous tips can be emailed to