No charges against city attorney in anti-Trump vandalism

Officials in Philadelphia say a city attorney identified in surveillance footage that captured an anti-Donald Trump vandalism incident will not be charged and will keep his job.

First Deputy City Solicitor Craig Straw told the Philadelphia Inquirer on Saturday that prosecutors had informed his office that police didn’t submit a warrant requesting charges against 32-year-old Duncan Lloyd. He said Lloyd, who has been on a two-week leave without pay, will complete 40 hours of community service.

Authorities said the footage captured Lloyd, holding a glass of wine, filming or taking photos Nov. 25 as another man spray painted an obscenity and “Trump” on the wall of a Chestnut Hill grocery score.

City inspector general Amy Kurland said the “punitive measures of unpaid leave and community service” were appropriate.

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