Nazi graffiti appears in town centre walkway
PUBLISHED: 17:03 17 March 2020 | UPDATED: 17:03 17 March 2020
A hate crime investigation has been launched after a swastika was drawn on a wall in Great Yarmouth.
The Nazi symbol, associated with right-wing sympathisers, appeared close to the town’s main shopping area in Quaker Row (Row 83) between Greggs and WH Smith.
The incident was reported to Norfolk Police by a member of the public.
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A spokesman for the force said the matter was “under investigation.”
The swastika symbol graffiti comes after a man was arrested in Norwich in connection with Nazi slogans which were daubed on two buildings.
It saw the German phrase ‘arbeit macht frei’, meaning ‘work sets you free’, spray-painted onto buildings - the phrase is well-known for appearing at Nazi concentration camps during the Second World War.
Police in North Norfolk had to close a probe into Nazi graffiti on road signs in Gresham, near Holt, after they were unable to trace the culprit.