Men charged after urinating on child’s memorial

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MAYS LANDING, NJ. (KYW) — Two men are facing charges after a “disgusting act” of vandalism was posted on social media over the weekend.

23-year-old Bryan Bellace is the man who police say was urinating and laughing on this memorial at Underhill Park in Mays Landing in a video posted online Sunday.

The video is then zoomed in to a child’s face.

The boy is Christian Clopp, a nine-year-old who died of brain cancer five years ago.

“As a single parent you think, what if that was my child?” said Desmond Walker

These two Mays landing men saw the video and immediately reacted with kindness.

“We went down here, came with gloves, sanitizer and we got it cleaned up,” Desmond walker said.

It didn’t take them too much time to clean up the mess, but they say it was meant to show the Clopp family the community doesn’t stand for that sort of bad behavior.

“We come together. This is our community. When stuff like this happens, we come together and we take care of what needs to be done,” Paul Burgan said.

The memorial sits in an all-access playground. It was built in Clopp’s memory.

Today Clopp’s father took to social media to thank those who reached out in support of his family.
 

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