Anti-Islam hate mongers hunted in Pickering
By Karen Mullins
PICKERING, Ontario – Cops are looking for hate mongers who spray painted offensive graffiti in front of an Islamic centre.
Investigators from the DRPS West Division are asking for public assistance in determining finding the culprits who spray painted the sidewalk in front of the mosque.
A couple walking in the area on Wednesday evening discovered the offensive language spray painted in red letters on the sidewalk across the road from the Pickering Islamic Centre on Brock Road North.
The vulgar comments involved the Islam faith, police said.
Investigators believe the offensive language was spray painted on the sidewalk sometime in the late afternoon or early evening of Wednesday, April 21st. Officers are reviewing security camera footage and the investigation continues.
Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact Cst. Andy Lee of the West Division Criminal Investigations Unit at 1-888–579-1520 ext 1929. Anonymous tips can be made to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or on the website at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters are eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.
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