Airdrie, Alberta – On June 27, 2020 at approximately 11:00 a.m., Airdrie RCMP received a report of vandalism at a local park in town, regarding a black sticky substance found with white feathers on the pathway, specifically where the Pride Flag was painted on the pathway, in a prominent location. This is the second incident in the past 7 days, as last weekend the pathway was also left with offensive graffiti specifically targeting the LGBTQ community. The RCMP take these offenses very seriously and are investigating these incidents.
Police are seeking public assistance in order to identify suspect(s). If you have any surveillance footage, camera recordings, or witnessed any suspicious activity taking place in and around Nose Creek Regional Park between 3:00 p.m. on June 19, to 11:00 a.m. on June 20, 2020, or between 10:00 p.m. on June 26, to 11:00 a.m. on June 27, 2020, you are encouraged to contact Airdrie RCMP at 403-945-7267.
If anyone involved in these incidents would like to come forward and speak with police, you can do so in person or contact your local police.
The RCMP is mandated to enhance public safety, which includes investigating and prosecuting those who commit acts such as these, ensuring citizens feel welcome and safe in their community. The community of Airdrie and the RCMP will be working together to take the necessary actions required to restore the pathway.
If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com, or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store. You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers, and if you provide information to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest(s), you may be eligible for a cash reward.
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