Police are Looking for the Public’s Assistance
The Chatham-Kent Police Service is seeking public assistance in an ongoing mischief investigation after offensive symbols and hateful words, including swastikas, were discovered drawn on park equipment at McNaughton Avenue Public School in Chatham.
The Chatham-Kent Police Service takes these acts of vandalism and hate seriously, as they significantly impact the community and its residents.
We strongly urge the public to immediately report these types of vandalism to the respective property owners and the police. It is crucial that these incidents are reported promptly so that we can conduct an effective and efficient investigation and the graffiti can be cleaned up quickly to prevent any further negative impact on others.
Additionally, we would like to inform the community that anyone who witnesses such acts can report them through the Chatham-Kent Victim Services Hate Reporting Tool. This online tool provides a safe and confidential platform for reporting incidents and seeking support. It is important to note that this reporting tool does not prompt a police investigation. Reporting Hate & Discrimination – Chatham-Kent Victim Services (ckvictimservices.com).
If you have information to assist with this investigation, please contact the investigating officer, Constable Hannah Roesch, at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 519-436-6600. Alternatively, anyone with information can also submit a tip anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
We thank the public for their cooperation and support in this matter.