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Toronto police investigating after hateful anti-Muslim graffiti found in west-end park

A man cleans a sign at Dennis Flynn Park after anti-Muslim graffiti was found on it Sunday.
A man cleans a sign at Dennis Flynn Park after anti-Muslim graffiti was found on it Sunday. Global News

Toronto police say they are investigating after a park sign was apparently vandalized with hateful anti-Muslim graffiti.

Police spokeswoman Const. Allyson Douglas-Cook says officers were called to Dennis Flynn Park in the Etobicoke area Sunday morning.

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She says the investigation is in its early stages and no suspects have been identified.

Toronto Mayor John Tory released a statement calling the vandalism “abhorrent” and saying he condemns the message of “religious hatred.”

He tweeted that the city would be cleaning up the sign immediately.

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