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Ottawa Police investigate vandalism at Canadian War Museum

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, October 12, 2012         11:25 am


(Ottawa)– The Ottawa Police Service is seeking public assistance in identifying two suspects involved in an act of vandalism at the Canadian War Museum.


In the early morning hours of August 27, 2012, two males attended the Canadian War Museum, located at 1 Vimy Place. They arrived in separate 4 door dark coloured vehicles.


The two males went to the rear of the Museum and spray-painted a swastika and an offensive message on a Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) airplane that was situated at that location at the time.    


The first suspect is described as a male with light brown skin, about 6’tall (183cm) with short dark hair; the second suspect is described as a white male, about 5’10” tall (178cm) also with short dark hair. Both males were wearing T-shirts with logos at front and jeans (see attached pictures).


Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Ottawa Police Central District Investigation, Detective Serge Bérubé at 613-236-1222, ext. 5677 or call Crime Stoppers at 613-236-8477(TIPS) or 1-800-222-8477.




Det. Serge Bérubé

Central District Investigation

Telephone: 613-236-1222, ext. 5677



Ottawa Police Service/Service de police d'Ottawa