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Vandalism at Mosque

Jenny Anchondo KOLD News 13 Repoter

For the second time in two months, vandals have hit the "Islamic Center of Tucson," and there's concern it's a hate crime.

Somebody broke into the center on Sunday, ransacked the office and wrote "Bush was here" on a computer monitor. About two months ago, someone broke in at the Islamic Center of Tucson and stole one- thousand dollars.

Tucson Police are looking into the crime. Arizona Islamic leaders are also asking the FBI to get involved.

An Islamic Center of Tucson representative, Muhammad As'ad said the note on the computer saying "Bush was here" was particularly concerning. 

"That comment made us wonder, given overseas comments, whether this might have been a hate crime," Muhammad As'ad said. 

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