UPDATE: The Maryland-National Capital Park Police announced on June 5 that they arrested Anthony Brennan III, and charged him with charged with three counts of second degree assault. After being caught, Brennan said through his lawyers that he is “sick with remorse for the pain and fear I caused the victims” and is cooperating with police, reports DCist.
A white man was filmed going after a young girl who was trying to post signs on the Capital Crescent Trail in Bethesda, Maryland on June 1 to honor George Floyd, who was killed by police on May 25, notes Twitter user Victor Stoddard.
“Star Trek” star George Takei asked people on Twitter for help identifying the man.
Twitter, you know what to do. https://t.co/hcuzWc40Zk— George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) June 5, 2020
The Maryland-National Capital Park Police also tweeted a request for information about the man.
We are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the below individual in reference to an assault that took place this morning on the Capital Creacent trail. Please contact Det. Lopez at 301-929-2774 with any information. Pease reference case number 20001297. pic.twitter.com/EtC9Q0xBOp— Park Police MC (@ParkPolice) June 2, 2020