Anti-Semitic messages spray-painted throughout Calgary neighbourhoods

Vandals spray-painted anti-Semitic messages throughout a pair of southwest Calgary neighbourhoods.

CALGARY — Vandals spray-painted anti-Semitic messages throughout a pair of southwest Calgary neighbourhoods.

Swastikas and several hateful messages were discovered Sunday morning in the communities of Pump Hill and Woodbine.

The culprits tagged mailboxes, signs at a number of Jewish synagogues and centres, and even a war memorial in honour of holocaust survivors.

Police say the vandals did their work between 11:00 p.m. Saturday night and 8:00 a.m. Sunday. Investigators are reviewing some surveillance tape.

Insp. Rob Williams says they can see some males spray-painting on the tape. Police say the vandals could face hate crime charges.

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