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Police investigating after anti-Semitic graffiti found on Vaughan home

Police said they were made aware of this anti-Semitic graffiti Saturday morning.
Police said they were made aware of this anti-Semitic graffiti Saturday morning. Twitter / @avibenlolo

York Regional Police say they are investigating after anti-Semitic graffiti was found on a Vaughan home Saturday.

Police said they were made aware of the graffiti after receiving a call Saturday morning.

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Images posted to social media show the phrases “watch [yo]ur self” and “we watc[h]”, along with a swastika, spray-painted on the garage doors of a home.
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Police didn’t provide a lot of detail regarding the incident, but did confirm that the hate crimes unit is investigating.

In a statement Sunday, Gila Martow, MPP for Thornhill, responded to reports of the graffiti.

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“It’s heartbreaking to see the Jewish community targeted by hate once again,” she said in a statement.

“This is especially disturbing with a recent shooting inside another U.S. synagogue … Thornhill is home to many different ethnic communities who live, work, and study together. We must all remain strong yet vigilant in the face of hate.”

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