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Washington Monument vandalized with red paint and obscenities

1 week 3 days 20 hours ago Wednesday, September 21 2022 Sep 21, 2022 September 21, 2022 6:57 AM September 21, 2022 in News
Source: ABC News

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Washington Monument is reported to be closed Sept. 21 as workers clean off red paint and profanity from the statue. 

ABC reports the United States Park Police has one man in custody for splashing the monument with red paint and writing an obscene message on its walls Tuesday evening. 

Police did not reveal a motive behind the vandalism or if the message was targeting anyone specifically. Photos of the vandalism were not released.

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