NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The NYPD says the man seen vandalizing the George Floyd statue in Union Square is under arrest.

Police say 37-year-old Micah Beals has been charged with criminal mischief.

The vandalism was caught on camera October 3. Video showed the suspect riding a skateboard and throwing gray paint onto the statue.

The 6 foot sculpture was also vandalized back in June, days after it debuted in Flatbush, Brooklyn.

CBSNewYork Team