SF man arrested for allegedly spray painting racist epithet on building, truck

Police have arrested a 33-year-old San Francisco man for allegedly spray painting a racist epithet and symbol on the wall of a business and the hood of a parked truck Thursday.

David Chacon was taken into custody on suspicion of felony vandalism with a hate crime enhancement after he was allegedly observed committing the crime, police said.

Chacon was seen spray painting on a building and parked Toyota pickup truck in the 1400 block of Egbert Street around 4:15 p.m. Thursday, according to police.

The San Francisco Police Department’s Special Investigations Division, Hate Crimes Unit is investigating the incident.

Investigators are asking anyone with information on this case to contact the San Francisco Police Tip Line at (415) 575-4444 or Text a Tip to TIP411 and begin the message with SFPD.

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