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News Release

Wednesday, November 24, 2004

Media Relations

Vandals Target McDonalds Restaurant at Harbor Gateway


Los Angeles : On Saturday, November 20, 2004 , at about 4:15 A.M. , Harbor Area patrol officers responded to investigate an incident of vandalism at the McDonald’s Restaurant, located at 1452 West Carson Street .

The preliminary investigation revealed that unknown suspect or suspects broke several glass windows of the restaurant by throwing pieces of bricks and concrete through them. The vandal(s) used spray-paint and markers to write several messages on the walls, doors, and windows and on the drive-through display menu.

The vandals painted the initials “ALF” (Animal Liberation Front), a known organization that had targeted actions to other fast food restaurants in the past.

If anyone has information that may assist in this investigation you may call the 24-hour, toll free number at the Detectives Information Desk, at 1-877 LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).

This news release was prepared by Media Relations Section, 213 485-3586.