Silverbridge Park in Brantford was vandalized with a silicone-based substance by unknown person(s) earlier this week.
City of Brantford staff received a report indicating that a substance had been poured over the playground equipment, as a result of an act of vandalism.
Upon learning of the incident, City Parks and Recreation staff conducted an assessment of the playground where it was observed that a silicone-based product had been poured over the playground structures.
While the substance gradually rubberized, adding complexity to the removal process, City staff have worked diligently to remove the silicone-based substance from the playground equipment, and the playground is now reopened for use.
If any community members have witnessed any suspicious activity or possess any information related to this incident, we encourage you to come forward. Your assistance could greatly aid our efforts to resolve this matter swiftly and hold those responsible accountable.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Brantford Police Service at 519-756-7050. Information can also be provided anonymously to Brant – Brantford Crime Stoppers by calling 519-750-8477 or 1-800-222-8477 or by submitting a web tip online at: https://www.crimestoppersbb.com/submit-a-tip/.