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Reward offered in Jewish cemetery vandalism

Posted at 3:42 PM, Nov 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-05 15:42:37-05

ADL Michigan is offering a reward for information in connection to the desecration of a Grand Rapids Jewish cemetery.

A $3,000 reward will be granted to anyone with information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for defiling headstones at Ahavas Israel Jewish Cemetery in Grand Rapids, according to a Facebook post by the Grand Rapids Police Department.

“We are encouraging anyone who may have information about this alleged vandalism to come forward,” says ADL Michigan Regional Director Carolyn Normandin. “We thank the Grand Rapids Police Department for taking this incident seriously and investigating it.”

The defaced graves were discovered on Nov. 2.

If you know anything, you are encouraged to get in touch with police at 616-456-3380 or Silent Observer at 616-774-2345.

SEE MORE: GRPD investigating vandalism at Jewish Cemetery