HAMILTON — Police are investigating after several Pride flags were reported stolen from residences and schools in Hamilton.
City police say they received reports of six Pride flags being stolen across Hamilton.
They say the thefts took place at two residences and four schools in the Hamilton Mountain area.
Investigators say it's unclear whether the thefts are connected.
They are asking anyone with information about the stolen flags to contact them.
Police say hate crime is unacceptable as it can negatively affect communities.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published June 7, 2023.
The Canadian Press