S.F. Police Seeking Public’s Assistance in KZV Vandalism

The graffiti-covered exterior of the KZV School and Armenian Community Center in San Francisco

The San Francisco Police Department on Tuesday evening released surveillance video from the morning of July 24 when vandals attacked the Krouzian-Zekarian Vasbouragan School and the adjacent Armenian community center defacing the buildings with anti-Armenian and pro-Azerbaijani graffiti.

The video shows that at approximately 1:40 a.m. four suspects jumped over a fence onto the school campus and cultural center. The four suspects proceeded to vandalize the walls with graffiti containing hateful anti-Armenian messages.

The police say two other suspects acted as the lookouts during the incident. The graffiti caused a large amount of damage, categorized as felony vandalism. The suspects were seen leaving in a large white SUV, later determined to have headed southbound Highway 280.

The SFPD’s Special Investigative unit has determined that the school was targeted due to its Armenian affiliation and is classifying this incident as a hate crime.

Investigators are asking anyone who witnessed the incident to contact SFPD on its tip line at 1- 415- 575-4444 or Text a Tip to TIP411 and begin the text message with SFPD, which guarantees the callers’ anonymity.


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  1. Ararat said:

    These Azerbaijani vandals must be found and brought to justice. These racist acts display their true character. They are cowards and experts in hit and run. Finding them is very important because their actions show that they don’t care about the facts of what transpired in Armenian rallies at their embassy but that they are always looking for excuses to show their racist characters. And more than that their capture is important because this can happen in the future in other Armenian populated tows and cities because their vandalism of Armenian properties are symbolic. They don’t care about who they are hurting as long as their targets represent the Armenian community. These people belong to a morally bankrupt tribe. They are unable to digest their defeats so given the opportunity they will turn against anything Armenian. What do you expect from them when their chicken-hawk fake president publicly calls all Armenians across the world their enemies regardless of their origin. Spread links to this surveillance video on all social platforms and let’s find these bastards and make them face justice. They need to learn this is the United States and not terrorist artificial Azerbaijan and that they won’t be able to conduct themselves in such racist manner with impunity. Get them out of their hiding places and into criminal courts!