Hate Crime Probed After ‘N' Word, Swastika Found Spray Painted on Woman's Car

Police are investigating the incident as a hate crime

The Riverside County Sheriff's Department is investigating a hate crime after a racial slur and Nazi symbol were spray painted on a San Jacinto woman's car.

Painted in bright blue letters across Brandy Harper's car windows is the "N" word, with a swastika painted on the front windshield and driver's door.

Harper woke up early Thursday morning to find her Nissan and her sister's Honda tagged. She said the words "white power" are painted on the Honda.

"It's happening all over the world," Harper said. "Just because this is a quiet area doesn't mean there's not racial stuff going on over here."

Harper and her sister scrubbed the cars, but there are still blue markings in some spots. "I had to scrub it for two hours straight. It was agonizing," Harper said. She will have to pay to get the residue gone completely.

Police have not yet made any arrests in connection to the incident.

"We all bleed the same blood. So if you're just going to sit here and write that, what does it say about you?" Harper said.

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