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Hemet truck-torchings believed to be connected to earlier attacks on police

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Four code-enforcement trucks were torched in the Hemet City Hall parking lot Tuesday, in a brazen attack that police believe is part of a shadowy but relentless campaign of violence against them.

“We are assuming, because of the timing, that this is related to the other three attacks on our gang task force,” said Lt. Duane Wisehart, standing near the crime scene off busy Florida Avenue, two blocks from the police station. “We are looking mostly at gangs as suspects because our task force is being targeted.”

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