BOSTON (AP) — A 17-year-old boy accused of vandalizing the New England Holocaust Memorial in Boston has been arraigned and released on his own recognizance.
The Suffolk County prosecutor says the Malden teenager appeared in juvenile court Tuesday. He was ordered to stay away from the memorial and follow mental health guidance.
The teen is accused of smashing a glass panel on the memorial Monday. Police say the boy was detained by two bystanders until police arrived. He was charged with willful and malicious destruction of property.
Police say that in June, James Isaac used a rock to shatter a glass panel on one of the memorial’s six 54-foot-high towers. Isaac has pleaded not guilty to vandalism charges.
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