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.