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Four arrested in Tanque Verde Elementary graffiti incident

Pima County Sheriff's deputies arrested four teenagers in connection with a graffiti investigation at Tanque Verde Elementary School.
Posted at 12:47 PM, Apr 04, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-04 15:47:27-04

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — Pima County Sheriff's deputies arrested four teenagers in connection with a graffiti investigation at Tanque Verde Elementary School.

According to the department, a 17-year-old and three 16-year-olds were arrested. They allegedly defaced the school's lunchroom on March 20. The graffiti included a swastika.

Two of the teens face aggravated criminal damage charges and two face second-degree criminal trespass charges.

The school is located at 2600 N. Fennimore Ave.

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