Who is Arron Neal? (live stream breaking ATM with hammer) Biography – Arron Neal Wiki
Chicago Police Supt. David Brown announced charges against a 20-year-old Arron Neal, he said live-streamed an attempt to break an ATM with a hammer.
Brown said Arron Neal streamed the incident during last weekend’s looting downtown and was placed into custody Friday.
He faces one felony count of burglary and one felony count of criminal damage to property.
The superintendent said police posted video of the incident on their website and within 90 minutes, members of the community helped officers to identity him.
“I want to thank the community for standing up and speaking out against this shameful destruction,” Brown said.
Brown announced the charges shortly before a protest was set begin at Robert Taylor Park and move toward Grant Park. Protesters are expected to shut down the Dan Ryan Expressway.
Police say Neal attempted to break an ATM machine with a hammer.
Earlier this week a task force created in order to pursue suspects involved in the looting created a webpage with photos and videos of looters, records of those arrested in connection with the looting, and ways to submit more tips, photos, and videos.
The video of two men trying to break into an ATM in the 800 blocks of North State Street as they filmed themselves was one video included on the page. Their faces can clearly be seen on camera as one of the men speaks into the camera.
Neal was arrested without incident.
He is set to appear in bond court Sunday.