Police investigating hate crime after George Floyd Statue vandalised in New York City

A statue of George Floyd that was unveiled in New York on Juneteenth was vandalized early on Thursday (June 24) morning. According to media reports, police are investigating the incident as a hate crime. Black paint was sprayed on the face of the statue and over the inscription on the base. "PATRIOTFRONT.US," was stencilled in white. Patriot Front has its roots in a national neo-Nazi organisation.

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