(Victoria Chinese Public School/Photo by Tom Brenner - Google)

Victoria Police are searching for witnesses to a racist incident in downtown Victoria last week.

According to a statement, police responded to reports of racist graffiti being sprayed on the wall at the Victoria Chinese Public School located in the 600-block of Fisgard Street on June 5.

The targeted incident at the cultural landmark took place just two days before thousands rallied against racial discrimination in Victoria.

Police are now searching for witnesses to the incident to come forward.

Anyone with information is asked to contact VicPD and select option 1 for the report desk. To report what you know anonymously, contact Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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