Man draws swastika outside Boise restaurant; police want your help to ID him
Police are seeking a man spotted drawing harassing graffiti and a swastika in front of a Boise business on Tuesday evening.
The suspect’s graffiti included words and images written in chalk in front of a business in the 6000 block of Overland Road. Detectives are investigating it as a possible act of malicious harassment.
In Idaho, malicious harassment is defined as harassment based upon a person’s race, color, ancestry, nationality, and/or religion.
Police were notified Wednesday that there is video surveillance of the incident that occurred around 10 p.m. Tuesday.
The video shows a white, male suspect between the ages of 20 and 30. He was wearing long shorts, white socks, brown shoes and a white T-shirt with a logo on the front. It also appears he has medium-length hair.
It is unclear if this suspect is connected to the vandalism that occurred in May at the Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial in Boise.
Anyone with information about the identity of the suspect is asked to call non-emergency dispatch at 377-6790.