The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) has received various reports of videos posted online that include racist and anti-Muslim sentiments.
According to HRPS, a preliminary investigation has determined that these incidents did not take place in Halton and have been referred to the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) for further investigation.
“Hate and division have no place in Halton and we are committed to fully investigating these incidents and identifying the individual(s) responsible,” said Halton Police in a release.
“Thank you to the residents who took the time to capture and report these offensive and hateful videos to police.”
More information on hate- and bias-motivated crimes along with how to report them is available on Halton Police’s website.