Media Release. Thursday, January 20, 2022.

UPDATE: Security Camera Images Released in Hate-Related Vandalism Investigation

(Bradford, ON) The South Simcoe Police Service is releasing security camera images and seeking the public’s help to identify suspects in a hate-related vandalism investigation in Bradford. On Sunday, November 28, 2021, police attended an address in the area of Walker Avenue and Morris Road for a report of damage to two vehicles and the front door of a residence. Once on scene, officers observed that two vehicles in the driveway and the front door of the home had been spray-painted with graffiti. The graffiti on the sides of the vehicles included a homophobic slur and the words “Rat,” “Goof” and “Woman.” Other parts of the vehicles were damaged with spray-paint. All eight of the tires had also been punctured.

Investigators are releasing security camera images in an effort to identify two suspects. Anyone who recognizes the suspects or has any information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective Constable Shawn Strilec at or Crime Stoppers.


The South Simcoe Police Service has zero tolerance for hate-motivated incidents and will vigorously investigate all reports. We are committed to making our communities safe for everyone and encourage residents to contact police if you are a victim of a hate-motivated incident or witness.