Greensboro police are investigating reports of antisemitic flyers that were distributed in the city over the weekend.

According to the Greensboro Jewish Federation, hundreds of households received antisemitic flyers that were wrapped in plastic in their driveways and yards.

How widespread the distribution was across the city isn't clear though. The police department confirmed that it received multiple calls from the Old Irving Park neighborhood.

Marilyn Forman Chandler, executive director of the Jewish Federation, says the flyer contained vile and hate-filled messages and referred to false conspiracy theories surrounding COVID-19.

She says the messages have sparked feelings of hurt and anger but community support in response to the incident has been overwhelming.

“This is something that is not representative of Greensboro or of America, and that we know that this type of bigotry, bias and hatred doesn't belong here,” says Chandler.

The Greensboro Police Department is encouraging anyone who has information about the incident to contact the agency.

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