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Lincoln Memorial vandalized

The Lincoln Memorial is closed in Washington, DC, after police say vandals splashed green paint on it overnight.
The Lincoln Memorial is closed in Washington, DC, after police say vandals splashed green paint on it overnight. (CNN)
The Lincoln Memorial is closed in Washington, DC, after police say vandals splashed green paint on it overnight. (CNN)
Washington (WSYR-TV) – The Lincoln Memorial is closed in Washington, DC, after police say vandals splashed green paint on it overnight.

Police were alerted to the vandalism around 1:30 a.m., CNN reports.

They say the paint is splashed on the iconic Abraham Lincoln statue’s leg and along the base.

Police are reviewing surveillance video.

The memorial will be closed until the statue is cleaned, according to police.

For a complete report, visit CNN.com.

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