Calgary police issue arrest warrant over anti-Jewish graffiti

CALGARY — Police in Calgary have issued a Canada-wide warrant for an 18-year-old man over anti-Semitic messages spray-painted on mailboxes, signs at Jewish synagogues and a war memorial for Holocaust survivors.

CALGARY — Police in Calgary have issued a Canada-wide warrant for an 18-year-old man over anti-Semitic messages spray-painted on mailboxes, signs at Jewish synagogues and a war memorial for Holocaust survivors.

The racist graffiti discovered in mid-November included swastikas and the words kill Jews” and six million more.”

Police launched an extensive investigation and a warrant was issued after they liaised with the Crown prosecutor’s office and the Alberta justice minister.

The suspect faces several mischief and hate-related charges.

The suspect cannot be named because the offences were committed when he was 17.