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Sign is vandalized at Burlington mosque

A sign at the Islamic Center of Burlington was vandalized late Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning, police and a center official said.

Moazzam Baig, a committee member at the center and vice principal of its weekend school, said someone spray painted USA on the sign, at the beginning of the center’s driveway on Lexington Street.

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Burlington police Captain Tom Duffy said Wednesday that the vandalism was under investigation. Duffy said no threats were made against the center or its members.

The sign was vandalized between 9:40 p.m. Tuesday night when evening prayers concluded and 5:30 a.m. when worshippers arrived for early morning prayers.

Nicholas Jacques can be reached at nicholas.jacques@globe.com.
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