PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Police arrested three graffiti vandals over the weekend.
Police received a call around 5 p.m. Saturday saying that three men had put spray paint cans into their backpacks.READ MORE: Pennsylvania Second Lady Gisele Fetterman Calls On Pennsylvanians To Support Bills Helping Bureau Of Dog Law Enforcement
The suspects are accused of spray painting a walkway between Howard and East streets on the North Side.
Police also seized 136 cans of spray paint, three one-gallon cans of paint and other equipment.READ MORE: Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued For Pittsburgh, South Hills
“They saw that there was some recent tagging,” Pittsburgh Police Sgt. Christina Davison said. “… They could smell paint in the air.”
Police say the men will face a significant fine, because they tagged public property.
The bureau’s graffiti force is looking to see if the suspects are linked to tagging in other parts of the city.MORE NEWS: CCAC Hosting Virtual Open House