Video shows new suspect in Israeli flag vandalism on Ben Franklin Parkway

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VIDEO: Israeli flag vandalized in Center City Philadelphia on May 15, 2018.

Police are searching for a suspect seen on video defacing the Israeli flag along the Ben Franklin Parkway in Center City Philadelphia.

The incident happened on Tuesday.

Video released by the district attorney's office shows a man spraying the flag with red dye or paint.

Action News was there earlier this week when another suspect, 26-year-old Antoine Guyton, was arrested.

He was originally charged with vandalism, but charges were rescinded when video emerged showing a different man defacing the flag.

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Israeli flag on Parkway defaced with red paint: Annie McCormick reports on Action News at 11 p.m., May 15, 2018



However, investigators say Guyton did play a role in the vandalism and are planning to re-arrest him on different charges.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Philadelphia police.

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