Quebec police are asking citizens for help in locating a white man who allegedly vandalized the “Black lives matter” fresco in the Saint-Jean-Baptiste district last September.
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The artwork by artist Wartin Pantois, located on a building in Côte Sainte-Geneviève, Quebec City, was inaugurated in mid-August. Just a few days later, it had been vandalized, covered with the words “Kebe-what?” “.
Later restored, it was again the target of criminals a few weeks later, in September. The suspect wanted by the Quebec City Police Service (SPVQ) is believed to be responsible for this second act of vandalism.
The individual is a Caucasian male between the ages of 30 and 35 who has a beard. At the time of the facts, he was wearing a cap, a coat and pants, all black in color.
He also had in his possession a backpack and beige boots.
RAPHAEL BEAUMONT-DROUIN / VAT NEWS / QMI AGENCY
If you see this person, dial 9-1-1 for immediate intervention. To transmit information that will be treated confidentially, dial 418 641-AGIR (2447).