|Canadian War Museum. (Wikimedia Commons/Balcer/HO)
OTTAWA -- Canadian War Museum officials are “really pleased” a pair of 22-year-old Ottawa men have been charged in connection with racist vandalism that defaced an aircraft.
Police announced charges against the two men more than four months after a swastika and a racist phrase were spray-painted on a CF-100 Avro aircraft stored outside the museum.
The vandalism was caught on camera. It showed two men arriving in separate dark-coloured vehicles shortly before 4:30 a.m. on Aug. 27.
Joel Lendore and Simon Los have each been charged with one count of mischief under $5,000.
Security camera footage shows two men inside the Canadian War Museum on Aug. 27, 2012. (Submitted photo)