'Warped and entitled' vandals slammed for writing ‘f**k the Queen' on Wall Street's Charging Bull statue

'Warped and entitled' vandals slammed for writing ‘f**k the Queen' on Wall Street's Charging Bull statue
Police have released surveillance footage of the four vandals (NYPD and Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

MANHATTAN, NEW YORK: The NYPD is searching a small group of hooligans, who are accused of vandalizing the iconic Charging Bull staue of Wall Street. The four vandals, believed to be two young women and two young men, allegedly wrote: “f*** the Queen,” after the British monarch died on September 8.

According to reports citing the authorities, the suspects used a “paint marker type instrument” to write the words on the forehead of the bull, which made by Italian artist Arturo Di Modica more than three decades ago. They reportedly carried out their mischievous act at around 2:30 am on September 9. Police have released the surveillance footage of that night to help catch the vandals.


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In the state of New York, graffiti is taken as a Class A misdemeanor and if someone is found guilty of it, he/she can face up to a year in prison. The culprit can also have to pay a fine, and any restitution costs, The Daily Mail reported.

Queen Elizabeth II breathed her last at Balmoral castle and her death was announced by Buckingham Palace. A statement was also issued by her successor, King Charles that read, “The death of my beloved Mother, Her Majesty The Queen, is a moment of the greatest sadness for me and all members of my family. We mourn profoundly the passing of a cherished Sovereign and a much-loved Mother.  I know her loss will be deeply felt throughout the country, the Realms and the Commonwealth, and by countless people around the world.”

“During this period of mourning and change, my family and I will be comforted and sustained by our knowledge of the respect and deep affection in which The Queen was so widely held,” it added.

Meanwhile, the vandalism of Charging Bull has attracted a lot of attention online with a user writing on Twitter, “Can’t they go to London and do this?” The second user sarcastically wrote, “Wow, how brave and progressive of them🙄 💙🖤💙.” The third one tweeted, “Jail time for destroying public property is what they deserve. Put them in general population for a year with some hardened criminals and they will get a Rude awakening of how tough they are lol.” “This is awful, but they can make up for it by etching ‘f*ck Wall Street’ on it instead,” the fourth one said.






A person suggested, “Arrest them and make them an example- throw the book. They are warped but entitled to their opinion. They cannot damage public property.” Another person commented, “Dumb ass kids who don’t know what they are taking about. Grow up, learn, do something meaningful.” “Opinion: NO OFFENSE TO NO ONE; These Youngsters are probably High all the Time. Especially Now that WEED IS LEGAL; I have witnessed different affects of who intakes these substances. Some r Happy or Violent. 1st on the list is Liquor, 2nd on the list is Marijuana + 🌎💩=🔥⚫,” a tweet read.








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