VIDEO: Identity sought of man who spray painted ‘hateful’ graffiti on Hamilton business


Published June 28, 2024 at 7:11 pm

Ontario, Hamilton, Stoney Creek, police, Hate Motivated Mischief, spray painting, graffiti,
Hamilton Police are looking to identify a man who spray painted Hate Motivated Mischief on the side of a Hamilton business. HPS IMAGES

The public’s assistance is being requested in helping to identify a man police believe spray painted hate related graffiti on the side of a Hamilton business.

An investigation has been launched into what Hamilton Police are calling a Hate Motivated Mischief. The incident occurred last Friday (June 21) around 2 a.m. in the East end of Hamilton around the area of King Street East and Cochrane Road.

Police are looking to identify a white male who is approximately 30 to 40 years of age with a thin build. He has brain hair and was wearing a black sweater with a white stripe on the shoulder, black pants, and red and black shoes.

Residents and businesses in the area are being asked to review any surveillance footage they may have for any suspicious activity involving a person like the provided description between 1:30 and 2:30 a.m.

If you have any information that you believe could assist with this investigation, please contact Detective Constable Lyndsay Scott of the Hate Crime Unit at 905-546-5678

To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at

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