NEW YORK, N.Y. (WPIX) -- You may have heard of criminals leaving their wallets at crime scenes. In a new twist, New York City police say a subway vandal who calls himself Poster Boy actually posted a video of himself on YouTube committing the very crime he's being accused of -- damaging ads in the subway.
The artist has been identified as Henry Matyjewicz. The video shows the 27-year-old lifting a big demon face from a Subway restaurant advertisement and placing it over the face of actress Toni Collette.
For months, investigators had been trying to track Matyjewicz down. He was finally arrested Saturday, when a tip led investigators to a showing of his work in SoHo. Poster Boy is free on $750 bail.
Police say they overheard Matyjewicz talking about his work. They quoted him as saying he "didn't see cutting out posters as a crime."
That's not how the NYPD looks at it. They regard any acts classified as vandalism a crime.
Cops: 'Poster Boy's' Own YouTube Video Busts Vandal
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