Police ID man accused of painting swastikas on graves at Providence College

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — A man suspected of painting swastikas on several gravestones and attacking a security guard at the Providence College campus was arrested following a search Monday night.

Keveon Gomera, 26, is charged with vandalism and assault with intent to commit a felony, according to Providence police.

Police say after defacing the gravestones, Gomera tried to set the grass surrounding them on fire then assaulted a security guard who confronted him.

Gomera got away but was eventually found by police hiding in some shrubs.

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