Skateboarder Vandalizes New George Floyd Statue


A skateboarder splattered paint over a new George Floyd statue in New York City Saturday night, police say.

New York City police from the Manhattan precinct obtained surveillance video showing the vandal throwing paint over the statue, reported NBC New York. The vandal then fled the scene on a skateboard.

A cleanup effort got underway Sunday morning to clear a vandal’s attempt to defame a sculpture of George Floyd in New York City’s Union Square.

The statue was unveiled Thursday in New York City’s Union Square alongside statues of Breonna Taylor and former Congressman John Lewis, according to NBC New York. The exhibition will be… (Read more)

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