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London police charge 2 teen boys in hateful graffiti investigation

Graffiti at B. Davison Secondary School on Feb. 22, 2017. Facebook

Roughly seven weeks after students arrived at B. Davison Secondary School to find hate-motivated graffiti on the front doors, London police have charged two teenage boys.

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Police were first called to the scene at 8:30 a.m. Feb. 22 to find the words “Arabs R Terrorists” and “Gay Fags” spray-painted on the front doors. The case was then reassigned from the Criminal Investigations Unit to the Street Gang Unit – which is also responsible for investigating hate-motivated crimes.

On Thursday, April 13, police announced that charges have been laid in connection with the case.

Two boys, 15 and 16, are jointly charged with mischief/damage to property under $5,000.

The London Middlesex Crown Attorney’s office has been consulted on the hate crime aspect of the case.

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