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Two 16-year-old students charged with hate crimes for spraying anti-Jewish graffiti

By Mason White 5:40 PM May 11, 2014
Spray painted swastika illustration 

By: Sanvi Rizvi
(Scroll down for video) Two high school students were arrested and charged with hate crimes after allegedly spray painting anti-Jewish graffiti, police in Maryland said.

The two Potomac high school students spray painted hateful messages on a synagogue and buses used by a child care center.

Police did not reveal the messages because they were too hurtful. The two students, both 16 years old, have been accused of committing hate crimes and may face other charges.

They were caught after being seen on surveillance video. Their names were not released because they are minors.

Police are also investigating whether the two are connected to other acts of vandalism in the county. A swastika was painted on a sign outside the synagogue. A private house was also vandalized.