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Police arrest suspect after swastika painted on Atlanta's Rainbow crosswalk

According to

(CNN), the suspect was accused of twice desecrating the city's rainbow crosswalk with a swastika. detained. Atlanta Police spokeswoman Tasina Brown.

Police said investigators went to the suspect's apartment and attempted to contact the individual before seeking assistance from a SWAT team.

Police said the suspect was eventually detained without incident.

A crosswalk was defaced twice in her two days

Police said the first incident occurred on Wednesday, August 17. It is said that 1:45 a.m.

Rainbow crosswalk crosses Her 10th Avenue and Piedmont His Avenue in Midtown Atlanta community, in front of the city's first Her LGBTQ+ bookstore is in The crosswalk was originally installed prior to her 2015 Pride Festival. The city of Atlanta made the rainbow crosswalk permanent in 2017 as a "commemoration of the 49 his girlfriend's LGBTQ+ lives lost in the 2016 Pulse nightclub shooting." Did.
According to the group that promoted its creation , the painted walkway is "a symbol of acceptance, unity and tolerance that represents the diversity of the LGBTQ+ community and its supporters".
The swastika became an infamous symbol ofhatredafter Adolf Hitler adopted it as the emblem of the Nazi Party.
After becoming Chancellor of Germany in 1933, Hitler launched a campaign ofpersecution against the gay community.

The Holocaust Memorial Day Trust estimates that 10,000 to 15,000 men were "indicted." During World War II, some homosexuals were sent to concentration camps.

Authorities released surveillance video of the incident and asked the public for help in identifying suspects.