UPDATE: Police try to identify suspect from incident at Islamic Center of Tucson on 9/11

Disturbance reported at Islamic Center of Tucson on 9/11

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Police are asking for help identifying the suspect involved in an incident involving the Islamic Center of Tucson on September 11, 2019.

The Tucson Police Department tweeted a photo of the criminal damage suspect.

The center on Tyndall Avenue near Speedway Boulevard is surrounded by off-campus student housing high-rises.

According to the Tucson Police Department, it was reported that the suspect shouted obscenities to people at the ICT. He is also accused of urinating on the entrance to the center.

During a Tucson City Council meeting, Ward 6 Councilman Steve Kozachik described the man’s actions to be in a threatening manner to members.

Police said officers were not able to identify who the man was.

Several balconies of the student-housing high-rise, Luna, look over the Islamic Center of Tucson's parking lot and basketball court. (Source: KOLD News 13)
Several balconies of the student-housing high-rise, Luna, look over the Islamic Center of Tucson's parking lot and basketball court. (Source: KOLD News 13)

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In light of recent incidents in the off-campus student housing area, the ICT is hosting an event Thursday night called “Salam Tucson.”

Members said it will be a night of culture and conversation in the community.

Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild and Police Chief Chris Magnus are scheduled to be at the event, which is open to the public.

Attention Tucsonans: Please join us this Thursday for an evening filled with great food, conversation, and community! Will we see you there?

Posted by Islamic Center of Tucson on Monday, September 16, 2019

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