Pittsburgh Police investigate anti-Semitic messages in Pittsburgh


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Gage Goulding, News Editor

PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Police department is investigating anti-Semitic messages that are being distributed around the city.

Police issued a statement today saying that they are aware and are investigating the hate speech. Pamphlets are being delivered in several Pittsburgh neighborhoods including Squirrel Hill.

On Oct. 27, 46-year-old Robert Bowers opened fire inside the Tree of Life Synagogue killing eleven people and injuring another seven including four police officers.

The city said in a statement, “Such hate-filled material will not be tolerated in Pittsburgh, not by residents, City officials nor Law Enforcement.”

Public officials plan to investigate every tip they receive on the messages.

“The Department of Public Safety — including Director Wendell Hissrich, Police Chief Scott Schubert and Zone 4 Commander Dan Herrmann, assures the community that we are taking this matter very seriously and will follow every investigative avenue,” said the city in a statement Sunday.

The city ended on a note, solidifying their stance on the hate speech.

“Pittsburgh is and will remain Stronger than Hate,” said the city.