Graffiti artist vandalized Holocaust Museum, St. Pete bar, police say

Surveillance image credit: St. Petersburg Police Department

The Holocaust Museum in downtown St. Petersburg was vandalized, and police are searching for the graffiti artist behind it.

Last week, the individual tagged the word “asleep” on the outside walls of the historic museum, which is located at 55 5th Street South, city police said. The suspect also wrote the word on an inside wall of Emerald Bar, located at 550 Central Avenue North.

St. Pete police released surveillance video of the suspect in hopes of someone recognizing him.

Anyone with information on the suspect’s identity is asked to call the St. Petersburg Police Department at 727-893-7780. Anonymous tips can be submitted by texting the keyword “SPPD” and your tip to 847-411.