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Three charged in connection to racist graffiti

Parked vehicles, houses and the play structure at a local park were all vandalized and spray painted.
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Three people are facing charges in connection to racist graffiti in the east end of the city. 

According to police, the damage to property occurred around 1 a.m. Sunday in an area bound by Lees Avenue, Chestnut Street, Springhurst Avenue and Main Street.   

Parked vehicles, houses and the play structure at a local park were all vandalized and spray painted.

The damage is pegged around $5,000. 

Connor Hutcheson, 18, faces one count of mischief to property over $5,000. 

Thomas Gagnon-Jones, 19, faces one count of mischief to property over $5,000. 

A male young offender is also charged with one count of mischief to property under $5,000 and one count of assault with intent to resist arrest. 
 
Anyone with information is asked to call the Central Criminal Investigations office at 613-236-1222 ext. 5166.

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