Black Lives Matter mural vandalized with red paint

Lashaun Turner
1 min readJul 14, 2020
Black Lives Matter mural vandalized with red paint

A man is wanted for vandalizing the Black Lives Matter mural in front of Trump Tower in New York.. On Monday night, video surfaced showing a man in daylight but partially disguised with a mask and hat splashing red paint on the mural and then running away. The suspect was seen on video splashing red paint on the street and then running away. He was partially disguised with a mask and hat, but the new images show his face.

Mayor Bill de Blasio addressed the incident on Twitter.“To whoever vandalized our mural on 5th Avenue: nice try. @NYC_DOT has already fixed it,

Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1–800–577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1–888–57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.

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Lashaun Turner

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