Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Hate-Motivated Vandalism in London

There is a suspicion that this guy might just be someone we recently wrote about here. We aren't entirely certain, but if any of our readers want to let us know who they think he is, we would very much appreciate the confirmation of our suspicions:

London police seek man after discovery of 'hate-motivated' graffiti

Free Press staff
London police are investigating hate-motivated graffiti written in the laundry room of an apartment building and on the side of a home in central east London.

Police said the graffiti, believed to have been scrawled by the same person, was directed towards the black community.

One incident took place at an apartment building on Connaught Ave. and the other on an exterior wall of a house on Harley St.

Police said the incident was reported on Friday. A video image of the suspect shows a Caucasian, 20-30 years old, of medium height and build. He was wearing a blue baseball cap and was carrying a red shoulder bag in addition to a black backpack.

Police ask anyone with information on these crimes is asked to call the London Police Service at 519-661-5670 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). To set up a Neighbourhood Watch, please contact nwl@london.ca or call 519-661-4533.

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