Saratoga Springs police seek persons of interest in Congress Park vandalism
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Saratoga police are looking for three people in connection with vandalism in Congress Park.
Police say they were caught on surveillance video climbing into Morrissey Fountain, and knocking over its three tiers. It happened on Sunday, May 15.
In a tweet, the Saratoga Springs History Museum called the vandalism "mindless nighttime destruction."
More senseless, mindless nighttime destruction in Congress Park. The Morrissey Fountain on Sunday morning (photo via Facebook). The fountain, which dates back to the casino’s earliest days, was last vandalized in September 2018. pic.twitter.com/Bwvtq2BTMZ— Saratoga Springs History Museum (@SaratogaHistory) May 17, 2022
This is not the first time the fountain had been knocked over. Vandals struck back in 2013 and 2018.
The fountain was placed in Congress Park on its opening in 1870 by Congressman John Morrissey.
If you have any information on the latest vandalism, call Saratoga Springs Police.