Police in Toronto are looking for two people who painted a swastika over a rainbow crosswalk in Toronto’s gay village at Church and Alexander streets. Anyone with information or surveillance footage is being asked to contact police at 416-808-5184.
Yesterday, 2 ppl deliberately trying to conceal their identity committed a despicable Hate Crime in the @ChurchWellesley Village. If you saw this swastika being painted in the Church and Alexander St. intersection, please contact @TorontoPolice Sgt Dyck @TPS51Div 416-808-5184. pic.twitter.com/bu1sy4mArV
— TPS LGBTQ-ISN (@TDotGayCops) August 3, 2018
Daily Xtra reports: ‘The crudely-drawn graffiti also included the letters “SF.” While it’s unclear what the letters are exactly referring to, it could be a reference to “Stormfront,” one of the most popular white supremacist sites on the internet. Nicki Ward, a director of the Church-Wellesley Neighbourhood Association, says she first saw the graffiti when it was posted online by a passerby. The graffiti was quickly removed by members of the Church-Wellesley Neighbourhood Association with the help of some passing city employees who helped to block traffic.’