Toronto police seek suspects wanted in ‘hate-motivated mischief’ investigation

A Toronto Police Service cruiser is seen in downtown Toronto in this file photo. Ryan Rocca / Global News File

Police are looking for suspects wanted in connection with a “hate-motivated mischief” investigation in Toronto.

Just before 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, two men were said to be damaging vehicles with a sledgehammer in the parking lot of a Cineplex movie theatre plaza in the Queensway and Islington Avenue area, officers said in a press release on Sunday.

Officers said the damaged vehicles had Russian flags in their windshields.

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Police said the first suspect is in his late teens and was seen wearing a grey sweater. The second suspect was wearing a black sweater.

According to police, they fled the area in a dark grey Acura.

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Police are treating the incident as a hate-motivated offence.

Anyone with information can contact police or Crime Stoppers.

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