Authorities in Las Vegas are searching for a man they say committed a hate crime against a mosque.

Local NBC station KSNV reported that "raw bacon" was found on the doors of the Masjid-e-Tawheed, a mosque in Clark County. "Surveillance video shows worshipers finding the pork Sunday just before their early morning prayer," KSNV added.

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Authorities in Nevada confirmed to Nicolás Medina Mora of BuzzFeed News that the incident was currently being investigated as a hate crime.

ABC affiliate KTNV reported that the FBI was now involved with the investigation.

A member of the mosque explained his perspective on the pork's symbolism.

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"The pork, the bacon," Ismaeel Almughrabe told KSNV, "it's forbidden, which is haram in Islam, to eat it or touch it."

The news out of Nevada recalls a similar incident that occurred in Philadelphia in December, where local Muslims found a severed pig's head at a mosque. After that incident, the Al-Aqsa Islamic Society of Philadelphia quickly received "non-stop cakes, candies, flowers and letters of support" from their neighbors.

The mosque, together with neighbors in Philadelphia, also hosted a community barbecue — in support of religious freedom and diversity.