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2 arrested in vandalism at school in San Diego's College East area

Posted at 9:46 AM, Jul 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-17 12:46:37-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- Two people were arrested on suspicion of vandalizing a school in the College East area late Thursday night.

At around 11 p.m., San Diego police were called to Harriet Tubman School on 6880 Mohawk St. in response to two people seen on the campus.

When officers arrived, the two people ran away. Following a brief foot chase, police caught the pair and took them into custody.

Police said officers discovered a classroom with a window that was smashed, a vandalized TV screen inside a room and graffiti.

Officers also found fireworks they believe the two people planned to set off.