Ottawa police investigate “hate-motivated” graffiti at National War Memorial
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Police in Ottawa are investigating what they say is hate-motivated graffiti at the National War Memorial.
The alleged incident happened last Friday. Police say a man used a sharp object to engrave a hateful message on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
They aren’t going into detail, only saying it was an image that targeted a certain group.
Suspect to identify in hate-motivated graffiti at the War Memorial https://t.co/r06vvFZj3s #ottnews
Suspect à identifier dans une affaire de graffiti motivé par la haine au Monument commémoratif de guerre https://t.co/yRMx1i1t0n #ottnouvelles pic.twitter.com/lT9a00Y3TB
— Ottawa Police (@OttawaPolice) October 23, 2020
Police say a man approached the area on a bike just before 10 p.m. and left on the bike shortly afterward.
The incident came just days ahead of the six-year anniversary of a deadly shooting at the National War Memorial.
Police say the graffiti was removed within 24 hours.
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