UPDATE: Suspect identified in 'I Can't Breathe' artwork vandalism
Last updated 7/16/2020 at 1:08pm
UPDATE: According to Edmonds Police Detective Julie Govantes, at 1:46 p.m. Tuesday two witnesses reported they saw an older white male vandalizing the "I Can't Breathe" installation on Sixth Avenue North.
The witnesses provided police with the suspect’s vehicle license plate. Officers responded to the registered owner’s address in Edmonds to follow up on the investigation.
Charges will be filed with the prosecutor.
The artist who created the "I Can't Breathe" art installation has quickly repaired it after it was defaced by vandals.