Antisemitic graffiti located in Richmond Hill, ON

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Antisemitic graffiti (archive, Bnai Brith Canada)

On October 14, 2020 the York Regional Police issued the following press release:

Investigators with the York Regional Police Hate Crime Unit and the #2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau are appealing for witnesses after hate-motivated graffiti was located in the City of Richmond Hill.

Shortly after 1 p.m. on Tuesday, October 13, 2020, police were called to Rouge Crescent Park, in the area of Yonge Street and Gamble Road, for a report of anti-Semitic and anti-Black graffiti. When officers arrived, they found that a bench had been vandalised near a soccer field.

Investigators are asking any witnesses, anyone with information or anyone with video surveillance footage in that area, to please come forward.

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