York Regional Police (YRP) is seeking witnesses after anti-black graffiti was discovered at Constable Garrett Styles Park in Georgina, in the area of Laurendale Avenue and Terrell Avenue.
Officers were called about the vandalism around 8 a.m. on Tuesday.
Graffiti was found in areas of the park and on the equipment.
Investigators are asking any witnesses, anyone with information, or anyone with video surveillance footage in the area to contact them.
“York Regional Police does not tolerate vandalism or hate crime in any form. Those who victimize others based on race, national or ethnic origin, language, colour, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression sexual orientation, or mental or physical disability will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law,” according to a YRP media release issued Tuesday.
Investigators are asking any witnesses or anyone with information or video surveillance in that area to contact them at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 7341 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS.