Hate-Related Graffiti Left At Mosque In Roseville

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ROSEVILLE (CBS13) – Police are investigating what they’re calling a hate crime at a mosque in Roseville.

Around 6:45 a.m. Wednesday, Roseville police received the report of “hate-related graffiti” painted on a building at the Tarbiya Institute in Roseville, which is on Sierra Gardens Drive, according to a statement.

One of the graffiti that was tagged on the building. (Editor's note: Vulgar word has been blurred)

One of the graffiti that was tagged on the building. (Editor’s note: Vulgar word has been blurred)

Police are investigating the incident as a hate crime.

One of the graffiti that was tagged on the building. (Editor's note: Vulgar word has been blurred)

Another of the graffiti that was tagged on the building. (Editor’s note: Vulgar word has been blurred)

The Council on American-Islamic Relations for Sacramento Valley released a statement asking for the community to support the Roseville mosque.

“We hope the Sacramento-area community will offer similar support to the families that worship at the Tarbiya institute,” said Basim Elkarra, CAIR-Sacramento Valley executive director.

More information to come.

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