Waterbury, Conn. Christopher Columbus statue vandalized, beheaded

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WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH) — News 8 has confirmed Saturday morning the Christopher Columbus Statue on 235 Grand Street in Waterbury has been vandalized.

News 8 is on the scene and reports the head of the statue has been removed.

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Waterbury Police said they are currently investigating the ‘criminal mischief’ complaint. Anyone with information is asked to call Waterbury police at (203) 574-6941.

This is a developing story.

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