By the Daily Post staff
A woman on Alma Street in Palo Alto got a surprise when she discovered that somebody had torn down her Ukrainian flag, and left it bundled in the yard with feces inside of it, according to police.
Palo Alto Police said they are investigating the vandalism as a hate crime.
The victim, who lives in the 1400 block of Alma, believes the incident happened sometime between the evening of Wednesday, April 6, and the morning of Thursday, April 7.
The woman had the flag affixed to a hedge in the front yard before it was vandalized.
Police said they haven’t received any other reports involving the flag of Ukraine.
Anyone with information can call police at (650) 329-2413 or send anonymous tips to firstname.lastname@example.org or sent via text or voicemail to (650) 383-8984.