UPDATE: No charges after 5 spread oil at State Capitol

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) -Kentucky State Police say what appeared to be an act of vandalism at the State Capitol was just a misunderstanding.

Officers released surveillance video on Tuesday, that appears to shows 5 people getting out at a car and spreading oil at different locations around the capitol.

Troopers say they have now spoken with someone who appears in the video, and that they have determined the incident was not done maliciously.

KSP says no charges will be filed against anyone involved, and they consider the case closed.

No word on what, exactly, the group was doing.

4-25-17 4:01 p.m.

Authorities looking for suspects in State Capitol vandalism


Kentucky State Police looking for individuals involved in vandalism around the State Capitol.

According to KSP, 5 individuals, three black males and two black females, got out of a newer model black Chrysler 300 around 10 PM on April 19th.

They then spread some sort of oil in various locations around the Capital including the Capitol steps causing them to stain.

It is reported that the car was parked in front of the Governors Mansion.

It appears that the individuals spread the oil as if performing some sort of ritual.

Two of the individuals were wearing T-Shirts with “I am my only God” on them.

If you have any information regarding this incident, you are asked to contact the Kentucky State Police Post 12 at 502.227.2221.

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