Perth County OPP are investigating after a swastika was spray painted on a sidewalk in North Perth over the weekend.

Police say the incident happened sometime on Saturday, and they were alerted by a homeowner that the image had been painted in front of their residence.

Investigators also found a stop sign in the area that had been tagged with the letters 'VIP.'

The tagging is being investigated as a possible hate crime.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or