3 Teens Charged With Vandalism At High School

POOLESVILLE, Md. (AP) — Montgomery County police have arrested three male teenagers in the vandalism at Poolesville High School in which ethnic slurs were spray-painted outside the facility.

The youths, one age 14 and two age 16, were arrested Thursday and charged with burglary and destruction of property.

They were released to their parents.

Police were notified on Monday that an employee at the school found graffiti on the outside school walls, windows and basketball court. Some had been spray-painted and included KKK, a swastika and ethnic slurs.

Police also said a utility vehicle had been taken from a locked storage building on school grounds.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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