Vandals Shut Down Lincoln Memorial

The US Park Police have shut down the Lincoln Memorial until further notice due to an act of vandalism. 

A visitor discovered the vandalism inside the chamber of the memorial around 1:30 a.m. and reported it to police.

Green paint was splattered on the statue and on the floor around the statue, a U.S. Park Police spokesperson confirmed. Police tape now ropes off the chamber of the memorial.

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