After the video went viral, many on-line falsely accused a Minneapolis police officer of being the person in query, however that was not the case. Months later, a tip lastly got here into the Minneapolis police division. In accordance with the Minneapolis Star Tribune, the person is a member of the Hell’s Angels bike gang and a smaller white supremacist gang known as the Aryan Cowboy Brotherhood. The police warrant famous the person within the video “needed to sow discord and racial unrest by breaking out the home windows and writing what he did on the double pink doorways.”
The warrant additionally famous the person’s actions appeared to change the course of the in any other case peaceable protest. “Till the actions of the individual your affiant has been calling ‘Umbrella Man,’ the protests had been comparatively peaceable. The actions of this individual created an environment of hostility and rigidity. Your affiant believes that this particular person’s sole goal was to incite violence.”
Minneapolis police additionally instructed the Star Tribune the person is a member of the Aryan Cowboy Brotherhood, a small white supremacist jail and avenue gang primarily based primarily in Minnesota and Kentucky.
Expenses have but to be filed and the person’s identify has not but been publicly launched, however each appear imminent. Keep tuned.