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Minnesota man accused of vandalizing Arby’s sign with slurs

September 7, 2018

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota man suspected of altering an Arby’s sign to include racial and sexist slurs is facing misdemeanor charges.

The charges stem from a Sept. 1 incident in which someone changed letters on Arby’s “now hiring” sign to include derogatory terms. The Star Tribune reports that Usindini Christopher Colling-Harper faces charges of disorderly conduct, criminal defamation and public nuisance. The 19-year-old was charged Friday.

A detective who spoke with the suspect says he acknowledged changing the letters “because he was bored while waiting for a bus and thought it would be funny.” Police say the man posted a photo of the sign on Facebook.

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Information from: Star Tribune, http://www.startribune.com

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