Police said they arrested a man connected with the vandalism of a George Floyd statue in Union Square.

Officials arrested Micah Beals early Monday. The 37-year-old man is facing charges of criminal mischief, police added.

New York Police Department uploaded the footage on Twitter. The video depicts a man dressed in a dark green jacket, black shorts, and sneakers over a bright green T-shirt. The suspect also wore a black beanie and holding his skateboard in one hand.

He hid behind a nearby statue of the late John Lewis, takes something from his green backpack, climbs on his skateboard, and splatters silver paint over the George Floyd bust.

The Floyd statue has been vandalized for the second time. A group painted the figure with black paint in June while the statue was on exhibit in Brooklyn. The said group also drew the logo of a white nationalist organization on the statue.

Officials initially classified the recent incident as a hate crime. But they have not filed any charges against Beals. Investigators have yet to determine the motivation of the crime, too. It is unclear whether cops arrested the suspect right away or if they released him on bail.

However, the New York law explained that a second-degree criminal mischief is considered a class D felony under their state laws. A class D felony carries a maximum jail sentence of seven years.

"A person is guilty of criminal mischief in the second degree when with intent to damage property of another person, and having no right to do so nor any reasonable ground to believe that he has such right, he damages property of another person in an amount exceeding one thousand five hundred dollars," the law states.

Beals has had his fair share of run-ins with the law, too. Reports said officials detained him in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 6 for violating a curfew following the Capitol insurgency.

He is an actor and composer, according to HITC. He played roles in "CSI: NY" (2004), "Parks and Recreation" (2009), and "Pop Star" (2013).

Beals has been in Volkswagen, McDonald's, Wal-Mart, Direct TV, and many public service announcements ads.

He is also a composer, with some of his work available on several platforms, including YouTube.

A man looks at a George Floyd statue as the Immersive art organization, Confront Art, in collaboration with the NYC Parks, unveils the SEENINJUSTICE exhibit, featuring three sculptures by Chris Carnabucci: George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and John Lewis, at Union Square Park in New York, on September 30, 2021. BRYAN R. SMITH/AFP via Getty Images

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