Man arrested in graffiti incident

A man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of spray-painting hate messages on houses, a car, and a garage last week.

Alex R. Nowlan, 19, was taken into custody after receiving tips from citizens and surveillance cameras from where the spray paint was purchased.

According to the Pioneer Press the motive is unclear, but the messages included derogatory terms and racial slurs.

Nowlan confessed to the crime and is expected to be charged with a felony with the property damage over $1,000, the Star Tribune reported.

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