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Racist graffiti spray-painted on building, streets in New Glasgow, N.S.

Police in New Glasgow, N.S., are investigating after racist graffiti was spray-painted on a building and on several streets over the weekend.

Const. Ken MacDonald said Monday the black-coloured graffiti portrayed racists words and images, although he declined to say what exactly was painted.

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The messages were found on the Frederick Street building, the Temperance Street parking lot entrance, a Washington Street sidewalk, as well as on Brother and Ann Streets.

Police say they believe the graffiti was painted sometime between Friday and Sunday morning.

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MacDonald says the incidents occurred over a wide area of town and police are asking for public assistance in the investigation.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact New Glasgow Regional Police or Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Aug. 24, 2020.

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