Suspects sought after racist graffiti found in Georgina park

Police are searching for suspects after racist graffiti was found at a park in Georgina.

According to the York Regional Police, officers were called to Constable Garrett Styles Park around 8 a.m. Tuesday (March 22) following a report of anti-Black and other offensive graffiti.

“When officers arrived, they found areas of the park and equipment vandalized,” a media release reads.

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

“York Regional Police does not tolerate vandalism or hate crime in any form,” the media release reads.

“Those who victimize others based on race, national or ethnic origin, language, colour, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression sexual orientation, or mental or physical disability will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 7341 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

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