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Knoxville police arrest suspect accused of spray painting Target Pride merchandise

Over $3,800 worth of LGBTQ-focused clothing was damaged, according to Knoxville Police Department investigators.
Over $3,800 worth of clothes were damaged, according to Knoxville Police Department investigators.
Published: Jun. 17, 2022 at 11:40 AM EDT
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Knoxville Police Department investigators were searching for a suspect who spray-painted Pride merchandise in Target this week, a social post stated. Thursday, the department posted an update saying they had made an arrest.

On June 13, Jonathan Burns, 31, allegedly spray-painted an “entire section of merchandise” at a Knoxville Target, located at 11100 Parkside Drive, officials said.

It damaged over $3,800 worth of clothing, according to KPD.

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