University police investigating hate crime reported at Chico State

The University Police Department at Chico State is investigating reports of a hate crime that occurred over the weekend.

Posted: Apr 9, 2019 12:56 PM
Updated: Apr 9, 2019 3:31 PM

CHICO, Calif. - The University Police Department at Chico State is investigating reports of a hate crime that occurred over the weekend. 

In an email to Chico State Students, the department classified the crime as "Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property - Hate Crime." 

A representative with the university told Action News Now that the crime involved "racist and homophobic graffiti vandalism inside Butte Hall." 

The police department said that it happened between 12:30 p.m. on Friday, April 5, and 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, April 7. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the University Police Department at (530) 898-5555. 

Action News Now is working to learn more. Stay tuned for updates. 

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