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West Seattle Tagger Charged for Homophobic Graffiti

By Jonah Spangenthal-Lee December 16, 2009


City prosecutors have filed charges against a homeless man suspected of spraypainting a number of homophobic slurs on buildings in West Seattle.


Although prosecutors have charged Ryan Joshua Cox with five counts of property destruction, police are still looking for him. Earlier today, SPD released a photo of Cox:


According to SPD:



He may be wearing a dark colored jacket with a red collar and carrying a red satchel. 


Cox is known to suffer from mental illness.  Due to the volatility of his behavior, citizens should not approach him.


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