Vandal who destroyed Queens Christmas display caught on surveillance

CORONA, Queens (WABC) -- Police have released new images of a suspect wanted for vandalizing an elaborate Christmas display in Queens a week ago.

The NYPD has the surveillance photos, released by New York City Councilman Francisco Moya, of the man they are trying to identify.

Last week, a suspect ripped a hole in a metal fence and then vandalized the winter wonderland decorations set up at the William F. Moore Park in Corona.
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CeFaan Kim reports on the holiday vandalism in Brooklyn.

The display had only been up for two days before it was targeted and destroyed.

Corona, a neighborhood consumed by the virus, is looking for joy wherever it can find it.

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"It was just pure destruction right. I mean here's a community that was ravaged by COVID," Councilmember Francisco Moya said. "This really was an opportunity to really bring some holiday cheer to a lot of people that have been suffering."

It's not clear if more than one person was involved in the vandalism incident.


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