Police search for suspects wanted for painting swastikas at several locations in Rockville

Officials are looking for the suspects that painted swastikas at several locations in Rockville, according to Montgomery County police.

Police said, on Sunday afternoon, officers responded for the report of vandalism that had just recently occurred at Welsh Park on Mannakee Street and at Beall Elementary School located at 451 Beall Avenue in Rockville.

Two white teenage boys were seen by witnesses spray painting swastikas in the wooded area between Beall Elementary School and Welsh Park, according to officials.

When officers arrived at the scene they were not able to locate the suspects. Police did find two painted swastikas along the footpath in the wooded area near the dead end of Luckett Street. One of the swastikas was found on the trunk of a tree and the other was painted on a personalized memorial stone with a plaque. A third swastika was located on a piece of exercise equipment near the portable classrooms on the campus of Beall Elementary School.

Anyone with information about this vandalism and/or the involved suspects is asked to call the 1st District Investigative Section at 240.773.6084.