4:09 am - Thursday, October 18 2018
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Police investigate war memorial vandalism

At 0830 hrs this morning Police were made aware of property damage committed to several historical sites within Point Pleasant Park in Halifax.

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It is believed the damage was committed during the overnight hours.

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Most disturbing was the Sailors’ Memorial being defaced with paint splattered over the panels containing the names of the fallen.

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Anti-war slogans including the anarchy symbol were present.

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Other structures and information signs within the park were also defaced.

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It was not long before HRM staff and local residents including veterans began removing the graffiti.

A call has been placed to 311, which will have additional staff and resources deployed tomorrow to remove any remaining graffiti.

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(Photo via Ben Hivinga)

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police at 902-490-5016. Anonymous tipsc an be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at

www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or texting a tip – Tip 202 + your message to 2746

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Source : Media Release

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