Police searching for vandal who wrote hate messages about women

May 3 2018, 5:34 pm

Incident and Hate Crime Investigators from the Montreal Police Service (SPVM) are seeking the publics help. Investigators are currently in the process of trying to identify and locate a suspect responsible for several acts of hate graffiti.

The suspect wrote several messages in black marker on the wall and the back door of a theatre on Gilford Street in Montreal.

The events took place on Thursday, March 8, International Women’s Day, and took place at approximately 4 am. Multiple messages were written in graffiti-style, all containing “hateful content targeting women.”

Little is known about the suspect. At the scene of the crime, he can be seen as a light-skinned male, wearing a cap, a thick winter coat, and loose-fitting jeans. His height, weight, and other attributes of his appearance, however, are unknown.

He was also caught via closed-circuit TV (CCTV) and in turn, used obscene gestures at the camera.

Anyone who can help identify and locate the suspect is asked to contact Info-Crime Montreal at 514-393-1133. All information will be handled anonymously and confidentially.

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