Peterborough, ON – Police in Peterborough, Ont., are investigating reports of an anti-Semitic pamphlet being distributed in a neighbourhood over the weekend.
No other details were provided on what police are calling a hate/bias incident investigation.
Antisemitism is considered prejudice, discrimination or hostility against Jews.
Global News Peterborough requested more details on the investigation, including the neighbourhood location, how many incidents were reported, how the pamphlet or pamphlets were distributed, and if the pamphlet was targeting someone specific or a general audience.
Police did not disclose any further details on Monday morning.
“At this time that’s the information that’s being released,” stated Sandra Dueck, corporate communication coordinator. “When more information is available another media release will be issued.”
A member in Reddit thread posted on Sunday night that they and others in the area of Downie and Hunter streets area had received a pamphlet. The user said they called police.