Lincoln Memorial Temporarily Closed following Vandalism


The Lincoln Memorial has been temporarily closed after someone splattered green paint on the statue.

U.S. Park Police say the vandalism was discovered around 1:30 a.m. The paint is on the statue, pedestal and floor. There are no words, letters or symbols visible in the paint.

Police say the spill appears intentional based on the splatter patterns. Investigators are reviewing security camera footage to try to identify possible subjects.

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