Barrie skate park tagged with hateful graffiti

Covered up hateful graffiti at Lampman Lane Skate Park in Barrie, Ont. on Sun. April 11, 2021 (David Sullivan/CTV News)

Police are investigating hateful graffiti at a Barrie skate park.

Swastikas and other derogatory symbols in bright pink spray paint appeared at the Lampman Lane skate park over the weekend.

Area councillor Robert Thomson calls the vandalism "extremely disturbing" and asked city crews to cover the messages on Sunday.

A full removal was expected to take place Monday.

Barrie Police spokesperson Peter Leon calls the incident extremely disturbing, especially over spring break when many families might be heading to the park.Swastikas and other derogatory symbols in bright pink spray paint appeared at the Lampman Lane skate park over the weekend.