The Peterborough Police Service and Crime Stoppers needs your help with an ongoing Investigation into a Hate Bias/Mischief Incident at an elementary school. A pride flag flown outside King George Public school was destroyed twice in the past two weeks.
Sometime between November 11th and November 13th, 2017, the pride flag flown outside King George at the corner of Armour Road and Hunter Street East was taken down and cut into several strips. The flag was replaced, but was again taken down and cut into several strips between November 25th and November 27th.
Photo courtesy Peterborough Police
The incidents were reported to police and are being actively investigated. The incidents have been classified as a hate/bias offence. (A hate/bias offence is that which is committed against persons or property and are motivated by the victim’s race, sexual orientation, religion, national or ethnic origin or other factors.)
Anyone with information regarding these incidents is asked to call the Peterborough Police Service at 705.876.1122. Tips and information can also be made anonymously to the Peterborough Northumberland Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or stopcrimehere.ca.