The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) is investigating hateful and racist vandalism left on two occasions on a fence in the town of Oakville.

On October 22, 2022, police were notified of the graffiti spray-painted to a wood fence on the northwest corner of East Gate Crescent. The messages included a racist slur and a swastika. The messages have since been removed and are no longer on the fence.

Police investigation to date has determined that the suspect(s) first vandalized the fence sometime before October 19; the second act of vandalism occurred between between October 19 and October 21, 2022. 

The HRPS is committed to the safety and well-being of our residents and is working diligently to identify those responsible.

Anyone with information regarding this vandalism is asked to contact the 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4777 ext. 2216.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers. "See something? Hear something? Know something? Contact Crime Stoppers" at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at

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