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Texas man arrested for damaging New York City’s Charging Bull statue

September 11, 2019

An angry Texas man has been arrested for bashing New York’s famed Charging Bull status with a metal object while screeching ‘F**k Trump!’ Tevon Varlack, 42, launched his wild rampage on the Charging Bull statue in the Financial District of Manhattan on Saturday around 12 30pm. Varlack, of Dallas, repeatedly shouted ‘F**k Trump’ as he beat the bull and damaged one of its horns  Photos from his brazen attack show him holding up what appears to be a silver banjo as his weapon   Texas man Tevon Varlack, 42, was arrested Saturday afternoon after he bashed the famed Charging Bull statue in New York City with a silver banjo while repeatedly yelling ‘F**k Trump!’ He was arrested on charges of criminal mischief, disorderly conduct and criminal possession for his brazen attack on the bronze statue  Varlack, of Dallas, pictured above being taken out of the First Precinct on Saturday He did not provide a motive for his attack on the statue Startled witnesses called police saying he ‘whacked the bull upside the head’ and left a giant hole in the bull’s right horn  Responding officers questioned him but he was not cooperative with police. He was arrested on charges of criminal mischief, disorderly conduct and criminal possession of a weapon for allegedly attacking the bronze statue, according to ABC   RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Ex-CIA spy who married RFK’s grandson may have broken the Family of man who died of a heart attack after being falsely. Share this article Share He repeatedly hit the statue, damaging one of the bull’s horns (damage seen on the left) A closer look at the damage shows a gaping hole in the bull’s right horn Eyewitness News Privacy Policy It’s not clear why Varlack beat the 7,100-pound bronze status He didn’t offer an answer when he was taken out the First Precinct on Saturday. When asked his opinion of the president he said ‘He’s cool He’s the president’ to the New York Daily News. The iconic bull was created by Italian-born artist Arturo Di Modica in 1989 and was installed in lower Manhattan as a work of guerrilla art  The bull has been vandalized before. Paint was dumped on him in 2008 and 2017.  

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  • Reply Donald Blackmon September 10, 2019 at 12:33 am

    Well done brother. Proud of you!

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