Boston Holocaust Memorial falls prey to 2nd attack this summer

8/15/2017

Police were alerted at around 6:40pm Monday. The boy being accused of the damage will be charged with willful and malicious destruction of property.

When police officers arrived on the scene, they found the suspect being held down by two bystanders. According to witnesses, the accused had been seen throwing what appeared to be a rock at the memorial, according to a Boston Police Department report.

The BPD’s Civil Rights Unit is also investigating the incident to decide whether or not additional charges will be filed.

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) took to Twitter to weigh in on the situation.

Read more

Outlet: 
Reuters