Hamilton, Ontario,

Police Investigate Hate Based Graffiti at a Hamilton Synagogue

Hamilton Police continue to investigate an act of mischief involving anti-Semitic messaging at the Beth Jacob Synagogue located at 375 Aberdeen Avenue.

On Saturday, October 5, 2019, shortly after 9:00 a.m., Hamilton Police responded to the Beth Jacob Synagogue located at 375 Aberdeen Avenue for anti–Semitic messaging on the property. Through investigation, police believe the incident occurred around 10:30 p.m. on Friday night.

Hamilton Police Detectives and the Hate Crime Unit continue to investigate the incident and members of the public are asked to review their security cameras for any suspicious activity.

An increased police presence is expected in the area.

If you have any information that you believe could assist police with the investigation into this crime, you are asked to contact Acting Detective Sergeant Lisa Chambers by calling 905-546-3833.

To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com