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Police Hate and Bias Crime unit investigates courthouse graffiti

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The Ottawa Police Service’s Hate and Bias Crime Unit is investigating after the exterior of the Ottawa Courthouse, at Laurier Avenue West and Elgin Street, was spray-painted with graffiti.

Police responded to calls at around 8:20 a.m. Monday. According to a photo tweeted Monday by Ottawa Centre MPP Joel Harden, at least one anti-Semitic image was also painted on the sign in front of the courthouse.

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“Appalled and disgusted to see this anti-Semitic graffiti desecrating the Ottawa Courthouse,” Harden wrote. “If you have any information about this vile act, contact the OPS’s Hate and Bias Crime Unit at 613-236-1222. Hate has no place in #OttawaCentre.”

B’nai Brith Canada also condemned the graffiti in a tweet Monday. “We are painfully reminded that #Antisemitism is a serious issue in our country. We hope and expect that the @OttawaPolice will identify the vandals and they will face full legal consequences.”


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