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Lincoln Memorial Vandalized

July 26, 2013

The Lincoln Memorial in Washington was shut down Friday after being splashed with green paint, U.S. Park Police said.

A patrol officer found paint on parts of the statue of Abraham Lincoln and the floor of the memorial about 1:20 a.m., The Washington Post reported.

Authorities said they were reviewing surveillance footage in their investigating of the vandalism.

The National Park Service said the memorial would be closed until the paint is removed.

Source: Copyright UPI 2013

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