Police Looking For Wrongdoers Behind Racist Graffiti That Left $7K In Damages

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Racist Graffiti

West Vancouver Police are investigating racist graffiti found on a vehicle.

On July 9th, 2019, police received a report of graffiti in the 1300 block of Camridge Rd. When officers arrived, they saw extensive damage on a vehicle caused by red and blue spray paint.

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After police searched the area, they discovered multiple locations nearby marked with red and blue graffiti. Light posts, vehicles, and mailboxes were the primary targets, with one vehicle covered bumper to bumper on both sides.

In addition, racist graffiti was found on the side of a second vehicle, as well as across the front of a large community mailbox.

It is believed the damage was done between July 8th at 4:00 p.m. and July 9th at 4:30 a.m. Police estimate that the damage done totals up to $7000.

At this moment, investigators are treating this as a hate crime and have notified the BC Hate Crimes Team for their review.

If you have any information, please contact WVPD at 604-925-7300 (reference file #19-7936). If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or www.solvecrime.ca.

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