George Floyd Statue Was Vandalized And Police Arrest Man Who Allegedly Did It
There's news about the person who allegedly vandalized Georga Floyd's statue. Check out the latest reports that are revealed by The Shade Room.
TSR notes that 'Earlier this month a #GeorgeFloyd statue placed in Union Square in New York City was defaced. At the time, an unknown suspect was captured on surveillance footage throwing gray paint on the face of the artwork. Well, it looks like NYPD finally caught up with the perp. According to @abc7ny, #MicahBeals was arrested on Monday in connection to the crime.'
TSR continued and said: 'The 37-year-old was taken into custody with a single charge of criminal mischief. As previously seen, Micah allegedly lingered near the artwork before riding by it and throwing the paint. Members of #ConfrontArt, who installed the temporary exhibition, cleaned up the statue within the same day. The statues of #JohnLewis and #BreonnaTaylor were not vandalized.'
TSR also noted: 'The exhibition called “See In Justice” is only scheduled to be displayed until October 30. Afterwards, the organization plans to tour it across U.S. cities.'
Someone said; 'U know he’s white when they don’t show his picture,' and another follower posted this: 'Amen we love to see Justice served.'
One commenter said: 'The fact that he is 37 years old is sad and scary,' and one other follower said: 'ikr this generation is so sensitive it’s only paint literally paint.'
George Floyd 's brother released an important message. The Shade Room has more details about all this and you can check them out below.
TSR notes that 'the NYPD aren't the only ones who are wanting to speak to the person in question of defacing #GeorgeFloyd’s statue in Union Square yesterday. One of George’s brothers also wants to have a conversation with the individual in question. In hopes to gain an understanding of why the horrible actions took place.'