BEAVERTON: Durham police are investigating after buildings in downtown Beaverton, including the Durham Regional Police Station (DRPS) police substation, were vandalized.

According to police, officers recently discovered someone had broken several windows at the DRPS station and the nearby CIBC building.

On Wednesday August 14th, officers discovered graffiti with anti-police messaging on the plywood that had been put up in place of the damaged windows at the police station. That same day, officers also responded after a Canadian flag was set on fire at the Beaverton Cenotaph. They also found political related graffiti at the site.

They describe a male suspect as white with red hair wearing dark clothing and tan coloured boots. His face was covered with a bandana.

Anyone with new information about this investigation is asked to contact Detective/Constable Brown of the North Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 extension 2675.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. Tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.