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Police Still Haven't Arrested The Artist Who Took Credit For Chick-fil-A Vandalism

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Local artist Manny Castro took credit for painting "Tastes Like Hate" across the side of a Chick-fil-A in Torrance on Thursday night. But a few days after the vandalism/art stunt/gay rights protest, police there say that they're still "actively investigating" the case.

"Our investigators are still working the information that they have," Torrance police Sgt. Steve Jenkinson told the Los Angeles Times.

Jenkinson said he and his detectives were aware that Castro was taking credit it for it, but they hadn't made any moves to arrest anyone. The police had sent more patrols to other restaurants, although no other problems were reported.

The work went up the eve before protesters both for and against gay rights showed up to Chick-fil-A's all over the country. The work painted in the style of a Chick-fil-A ad was painted over at the location on 18200 Hawthorne Boulevard within an hour after it went up.