UPDATED: Halton Police Investigating Anti-LGBTQ Graffiti


Halton police are investigating after an elementary school was damaged by anti-LGBTQ graffiti — just in time for Pride Month.

It’s being investigated right now as mischief,” said Det.-Sgt. Dave Costantini.

Investigators are asking the public for help.

The incident took place at Ethel Gardiner Public School on Danby Rd. in Georgetown.

That’s where homophobic slurs reading ‘f—k pride’ and ‘f—k gays’ were spray-painted.

“It’s been cleaned up since,” said Costantini.

It appeared overnight between May 31 and June 1 and overnight between June 1 and June 2.

Somebody knows who did this,” said Costantini, adding “we’re actively investigating.”

Anyone with information regarding these incidents is asked to call Det. Bob Lester of the 1 District criminal investigations bureau 905-825-4747 ext. 2455.

If you wish to remain anonymous, tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers “See something? Hear something? Know something? Contact Crime Stoppers” at 1-800-222- 477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca

File photo courtesy of Halton Regional Police

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