Possible Hate Motivated Break and Enter in LaSalle

The LaSalle Police Service is investigating a weekend break and enter to a residence in a neighbourhood off of Todd Lane. Some disturbing messages were left behind by the culprit(s), that may be hate motivated.

The break in was discovered by the family on Sunday November 1st after returning home from a trip away Halloween night. Upon their entry into the home, the family discovered the break in and extensive damage to the interior of the residence. The family also found racist symbols and messages spray painted on some walls and furniture and several items stolen.

This investigation is still in the initial stages and our team is working diligently to identify the person(s) responsible. The LaSalle Police Service is not revealing any further information that may affect the integrity of the investigation and the family has asked that their privacy be respected at this time.

The LaSalle Police Service condemns all criminal acts, especially those that promote hatred toward anyone.

The LaSalle Police Service is appealing to the public to come forward with any information that may be of assistance.
Anyone with information about this occurrence is encouraged to contact the LaSalle Police Service immediately at 519 969-5210 or anonymous tips can be made at Crime Stoppers at 519 258-8477 or www.catchcrooks.comhttps://www.catchcrooks.com/