Vandals scrawl ‘racist and anti-Semitic’ graffiti in Dorchester

RACIST or anti-Semitic graffiti was daubed on properties in Dorchester during a vandalism rampage.

Six incidents of criminal damage happened in St John Way, Peverell Avenue East and The Great Field, in Poundbury, overnight between Wednesday and Thursday, February 14 and 15.

It is reported that graffiti was sprayed and some of it had a racial or anti-Semitic element, said PC Glen Caddy, of Dorchester Neighbourhood Policing Team.

“Dorset Police takes hate crime extremely seriously and we are committed to identifying those responsible,” he added.

“We are following all available lines of enquiry and would ask anyone who saw what happened, or has information about who was responsible, to please come forward.

“Local officers will be carrying out enquiries in the area and can be approached by anyone while out on patrol with information or concerns.”

Anyone with information should contact Dorset Police via, or by calling 101, quoting incident number 55240023829, or Crimestoppers via, or by calling 0800 555 111.

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