One household in San Pedro, California kicked off the new yr within the worst doable means: Someone vandalized their purple Ford Mustang. The automobile was spray painted with swastikas and racial slurs, native information station KTLA studies.
The vandals on this scenario took out their frustration by spray portray swastikas and the phrase “Merry Christmas N——-” on one facet of the Mustang. There was one thing else painted on the opposite facet, however the phrase was incomprehensible.
The sufferer, Reginald Scott, and his son stated whereas they couldn’t consider one thing like that may nonetheless occur in San Pedro, they believes it was accomplished in retaliation over his parking in entrance of somebody’s home in the course of the vacation season.
“Even if you’re parked where you’re not supposed to be, I don’t think that gives you the right to spray paint somebody’s car and call them a racial slur. That’s hurtful,” stated Scott’s son.
Even Scott’s neighbors have been shocked and saddened at what occurred:
“It’s just wrong because they flattened the tires, they damaged it,” stated Paul Frias, the sufferer’s neighbor. “It’s just something you don’t want to see every day because ‘What if that could’ve been my vehicle?’”
What’s worse is that whoever is doing this has focused Scott and his household twice earlier than. In one incident two years in the past, his truck was set on fireplace. The different incident occurred this previous Halloween. Scott described to KTLA how the vandals “cut my truck tires and sprayed some stuff all over it to where I think, ‘They’re starting to up it and we’re starting to get scared being around here.’” He and his spouse have been fearful over the household’s security ever since.
Scott informed KTLA that he’s filed a police report and hopes whoever did that is caught quickly however sadly thinks it could be time to maneuver out of the neighborhood to someplace safer, which is unhappy however precisely what somebody doing this needs them to do. Meanwhile, a Gofundme has been arrange for these wanting to assist out Scott and his household.