Police seek assistance after hate crime incident captured on video

Police tape is shown at the scene of a hydro vault fire in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Police west of Toronto say the death of two boys, aged nine and 12, are being investigated as homicides. Peel Regional Police say they were called to a residence just before 11 p.m. Wednesday night in Brampton, Ont. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

MISSISSAUGA, Ont.  Police west of Toronto are asking for the public’s help identifying a man who yelled racist comments and threats in three separate incidents in January.

Peel Regional Police allege the incidents took place on Jan. 30 in the neighbouring cities of Brampton, Ont., and Mississauga, Ont.

In the Mississauga incident, police allege the man shouted racial slurs at a woman in a local parking lot.

Investigators say the man is also suspected of being involved in similar incidents at two Brampton plazas earlier in the evening.

Police say the suspect is described as a white man in his 40s wearing a black t-shirt and a black baseball hat driving a two-door silver Honda.

Anyone with information about the incidents is asked to contact police.


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