Police investigating a suspected hate crime are seeking public help to find those responsible for desecrating 10 headstones.
Port Stephens-Hunter police in NSW's Hunter region are investigating after officers were called to the cemetery on Louth Park Road at South Maitland on Tuesday.
In a statement police said they found the grave markers "had been spray-painted with a Nazi symbol".
Investigators established a crime scene and seized a number of items found at the site.
The items will be forensically examined, police said, and detectives are following a number of lines of inquiry.
Any members of the public with information about the incident are urged to contact police on Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000.
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