An act of vandalism caused at least $1,000 in damage to Castaic Elementary School over Christmas week, and school officials are asking for the community’s help to provide information about the crime.
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The vandal(s) poured floor wax and discharged a fire extinguisher in music teacher Christopher Clewett’s classroom and wrote a hateful message on the SMARTBoard, according to a post on the school’s Facebook page on Sunday.
Two rooms were vandalized, according to a report filed with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station.
Sgt. Courtland Myers said that the vandal(s) also poured orange paint in the classroom sinks and poured floor stripper on the carpet in both rooms.
The report was filed with on Sunday morning, but the crime could have taken place anytime between Dec. 23 and 29, when the school was closed for winter break.
A custodian at the school reported the crime, Myers said.
No arrests have been made at this time, and Myers said that anyone with information should contact the Sheriff’s Station at 661-255-1121.
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Source: Santa Clarita News