By: SNJ Today Staff
EVESHAM TOWNSHIP, N.J. — Officials from the Evesham Township Police Department are searching for a man who was seen leaving anti-Semitic literature on vehicles, he also matches the description of a man from a previous incident on Friday, Oct. 11.
On Saturday, Oct. 19, the suspect who is described as an older white male, medium build with a paunch, comb-over hairstyle left anti-Semitic fliers on vehicles in the Marlton Crossing parking lot. Responding officers searched the area for the man but were unable to locate him.
Officers collected around 75 fliers from vehicles.
In a press release from Friday, Oct. 11, the Evesham Township Police Department reported that a man was leaving anti-Semitic literature on vehicles parked in the Fleming’s Steak House parking lot on 55 S. Rte. 73.
Police were called to the restaurant at 10:30 p.m. after patrons of the restaurant found hand-typed printouts on three vehicles. One of the fliers appeared to have information containing anti-Israel statements and others were anti-Jewish in nature.
Mayor Jaclyn Veasy released a statement condemning the incident that occured Oct. 11.
“Evesham Township has absolutely zero tolerance for such flagrant anti-Semitism, or any other form of evil and bigotry in our town,” Veasy said. “I call on all of Evesham’s residents and businesses to come together at this time and join me in condemning such shameless displays of hatred. I also have full faith that our highly-decorated ETPD will not relent in the investigation of this incident until police can identify anyone responsible and see that they’re prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.”
If anyone has information on this suspect, you are asked to contact the Evesham Police Department at 856-983-1116, the Confidential Tip Line at 856-983-4699 or email at Facebook@Eveshampd.org. Anonymous tips text ETPDTIP to 847411.
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