Houston Man Charged With Attempting To Destroy A Confederate Statue In Herman Park

According to federal prosecutors a Houston man has been charged with attempting to maliciously damage or destroy property receiving federal financial assistance.

The suspect was spotted Saturday night in near the statue and was caught with two boxes with duct tape and wires and with a bottle containing a liquid made up of compounds used as explosives.

On Monday law enforcement agencies searched the home of the suspect.

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