ANTISEMITIS POSTERS: Ottawa man faces hate-motivated charges

The posters were placed in several locations in the west end of the city this fall.

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Police say a 29-year-old Ottawa man faces more than two dozen charges following an investigation into anti-Semitic posters in several locations in the west end of the city this fall.

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The Hate Crimes and Prejudice Unit filed 26 counts of hate-motivated mischief with the assistance of colleagues from the Western Criminal Investigations and Forensic Identification Units, the Service said. Ottawa police in a statement.

After an investigation of about two months, the suspect was arrested on Wednesday. He is due in court in February.

“We recognize the impact of hate motivated incidents on the community and we urge everyone to report incidents when they occur, ”police said.

“If you or someone you know has been the victim of what they perceive to be a hate motivated incident, please report it to Ottawa Police at 613-236-1222 or in line . “

Anonymous tips can be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or Crime Stoppers.ca .

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