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A Daytona Beach, Fla., police cruiser was set on fire early Sunday morning, and a note referencing Black Lives matter was found nearby, the Associated Press reports.

According to the report, dispatch received a call about a vehicle fire at 2:30 a.m. Upon responding to the call, officers found the fully marked police car ablaze in front of the Islamic Center of Daytona Beach. The Daytona Beach Police Department said in a statement that the car was being used as a "ghost car" to deter crime in the area.


No one was injured in the incident, and fire crews put the fire out.

Investigators reportedly found a note nearby that read, "Black Lives Matter. A. Sterling P. Castile," and referred to police with an expletive. It is not immediately clear where the note was found.

Read more at the Associated Press

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