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NYPD say the man seen smashing the George Floyd statue in Union Square is under arrest.
Police say 37-year-old Micah Beals has been charged with criminal mischief.
The vandalism was caught on camera on October 3. The video showed the suspect riding a skateboard and throwing gray paint on the statue.wikipedia
The 6-foot sculpture was also vandalized in June, days after its debut in Flatbush, Brooklyn.
Arrested and Charged
Micah Beals of Rutgers Street was charged with second-degree criminal mischief for allegedly throwing paint on the sculpture around 10:15 a.m. October 3, according to police.
Video released by police shortly after the vandalism showed him approaching the statue and splattering it with paint.
Crimes Task Force investigated
“The individual threw gray paint on the face and base of the statue and then fled the location while still riding the skateboard,” the NYPD said in a report on the incident.
The NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force investigated and released video surveillance of the man who showed him inside the 14th Street station, Line F on Sixth Avenue, prior to the incident, according to police.