Manhattan man wanted for defecating on Pride flag, police say

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Thursday, June 1, 2023
Man wanted after defecating on Pride flag in Manhattan, police say
Police say the incident took place two weeks ago on the Upper West Side.

UPPER WEST SIDE, Manhattan (WABC) -- The NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force is looking for a man behind a disgusting act that took place in Manhattan.

Police say the incident took place on the morning of April 15, when a suspect entered a building on West 95th Street and defecated on a Pride flag.

The man is also said to have taken a second Pride flag and wiped his backside with it before running off on Amsterdam Avenue.

No one was hurt during the incident.

The suspect was last seen wearing a black hat, dark colored jacket, light colored pants, one dark colored sneaker, and one white sneaker.

The NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating the incident.


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