MIDDLE TOWNSHIP, NJ (CBS) – Middle Township Police say they’ve identified the nine people responsible for vandalizing a field used by Middle Township High School.

Five males and four females were reportedly identified. Eight are juveniles and one is 18 years old.

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Most of them apparently go to Lower Township High School, a rival school in the area.

Police say the suspects spray painted the field, including the track and buildings, with racial slurs and hate messages.

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The damage was originally estimated at $2,000, but officials now say it’s closer to $100,000. The entire track must be replaced.

Officials are expected to press charges later on Tuesday.

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