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Vandals target Christopher Columbus statue on Thanksgiving

Published: Nov. 28, 2016 at 8:51 PM EST|Updated: Apr. 13, 2017 at 8:20 PM EDT
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RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Richmond police detectives are searching for a suspect who vandalized the Christopher Columbus statue in Byrd Park on Thanksgiving.

Police say someone splattered red paint on the statue sometime between 10:30 a.m. and 11:40 a.m.

A passerby spotted the vandalism while walking a dog.

Detectives ask that anyone who saw a suspicious person in Byrd Park on Thursday morning to call (804) 646-1940.

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