FBI Pittsburgh offering reward after messages spray-painted on Federal Building downtown

FBI Pittsburgh offering reward after messages spray-painted on Federal Building downtown
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is trying to identify a man they say spray-painted a downtown building on May 31. (Federal Bureau of Investigation, Pittsburgh/Federal Bureau of Investigation, Pittsburgh)

PITTSBURGH — A reward of up to $2,500 is being offered by the FBI Pittsburgh for information that helps lead authorities to the man responsible for spray-painting messages on the William S. Moorhead Federal Building in downtown Pittsburgh.

The reward is being offered for information that leads to the identification, arrest and conviction of the man.

“Free Us” and “BLM” were spray-painted on the building on May 31.

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According to the FBI, the man was also seen painting other buildings during a Sunday evening protest on Grant Street before going to the Federal Building.

The man is described as a tall black man who was wearing a red, hooded Nike sweatshirt, a gray hat, a black mask, black pants and red sneakers.

Anyone with information about the man is asked to contact their local FBI office or the nearest American Embassy or Consulate.

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