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Christopher Columbus statue tampered with in Troy

The Christopher Columbus statue at the ICC in Troy has been vandalized. The Christopher Columbus statue at the ICC in Troy has been vandalized. | Photo: Twitter / Carmella Mantello.

WNYT Staff
Updated: October 12, 2020 03:41 PM
Created: October 12, 2020 02:25 PM

TROY - The Christopher Columbus statue at the ICC in Troy has been tampered with.

Troy Council President Carmella Mantello tweeted out a photo Monday of the statue with a sign around its neck that read “STOP CELEBRATING GENOCIDE – CENTROCOLOMBIO 518.”

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Police say it’s currently being investigated as trespassing since the statue wasn't actually damaged.

No arrests have been made so far.


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