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Elementary School Playground in Illinois Defaced by Nazi Symbols

A swastika was found carved into part of a playground at Lester Elementary School, according to the Downers Grove police blotter.

Police were called to the school at 236 Indianapolis Ave. on Oct. 18 for a report of criminal damage to property. Per police reports, a teacher reported the incident after seeing the swastika, which had been carved into a green drum on the playground.

The incident comes as acts of violence and hate crimes are surging amid the latest war between Israel and Hamas.

Source: https://patch.com/illinois/downersgrove/swastika-found-carved-drum-lester-elementary-playground