SAPD: Pair of taggers caught red handed

2 suspected taggers arrested by San Antonio police

SAN ANTONIO – Two suspected taggers were arrested Thursday morning after they were caught red handed by San Antonio police.

The first suspect was caught tagging near a downtown building in the 1200 block of East Commerce.

Officers approached the suspect and he fled on foot. Police caught the suspect and said he dropped his back pack which contained three cans of spray paint inside.

The suspect was arrested for tagging and evading arrest, SAPD officials said.

A separate arrest occurred when another suspect was caught vandalizing a Valero store.

SAPD officers were patrolling the area near San Pedro Avenue and Basse Road around 1 a.m. saw the suspect tagging a door.

Police took the suspect into custody. Damages to the store and building were not released.

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