A 27-year-old American tourist has been arrested for scrawling graffiti on the wall at a construction site in Tokyo’s Shibuya area, police said Thursday.
According to police, Brendan Michael Tracy, who arrived in Japan on Nov 3, has been charged with vandalism after he used a black marker pen to scrawl graffiti on the white wall at the construction site in Udagawacho at around 3 a.m. Wednesday, Fuji TV reported. He wrote the letters NYC and then drew some squiggles.
A police officer on patrol apprehended Tracy. Police said Tracy, who was drunk at the time, has admitted to the charge.
Police said there has been an increase in graffiti in the Shibuya area recently and have stepped up patrols.© Japan Today