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Anti-Semitic Flyers Found In Beverly Hills

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The Beverly Hills Police Department.
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Several residents in the northeast area of Beverly Hills woke up on the first day of Hanukkah to find anti-semitic flyers in their front yards.

Shortly after 6 a.m. Sunday, Beverly Hills police received a call from a resident who discovered one of the flyers. When officers arrived on scene to investigate, they found that the flyers were distributed to homes covering several blocks.

According to a Beverly Hills Police Department press release, the sheets of papers were placed in plastic bags with “propaganda style hate speech related to the Covid pandemic and the Jewish people.”

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Officers and employees with the city’s public works department walked the neighborhood to collect the flyers.

Calling this a "hate incident," the police department has added extra patrols throughout the city while the investigation continues.

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