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Friday, September 30, 2022

United States: Washington Monument vandalized with an obscene message

Monument and Washington, one of the symbols of the capital of America, was vandalized last night by a man living in the hands of the authorities. The white obelisk named after the North American country’s first president was temporarily closed to the public, while cleanup operations focused on removing obscene messages written in red were carried out.

He was arrested for vandalism Sean Ray Deaton, 44, a citizen of Bloomington, Indiana, according to the United States Park Police (USPP). “Alert: Temporarily closed in the vicinity of the base of the Washington Monument”, signaled by officials, who specified: “An adult male is in custody for vandalism at the USPP. National Park Conservators will work on the restoration process.”

Last night, Deaton approached the famous monument and threw a can of red paint with derogatory messages at the base of the obelisk. “Has it spoiled you?” The man wrote, pointing to an arrow, adding. “government [de Estados Unidos] Says: Fuck you”.

The moment the Washington Monument was torn down

The moment is captured by witnesses, who allow the man to watch – after throwing paint at the monument – writing hastily messages with a brush until he is arrested.

“Deaton was charged with trespassing, molestation and vandalism,” the USPP reported.This is a preliminary criminal charge and as the investigation continues, there may be additional charges.”

The work of National Park Service conservators began with the removal of the painting, while the monument remained closed to the public. For their part, the police officials requested the public that anyone with information about the incident should communicate through various channels.

“The top layer of paint is peeling off and the pigment seeping into the stone will be treated with several rounds of cleaning product”The unit of today reported via the network National Mall of the National Park Service.

Till this afternoon, the cleaning team has succeeded in removing the red colored idioms and stains on the white stone. “Our team is good! Thanks to the monument conservation team for their excellent work”, officials indicated in official channels.

The Washington Monument is a tall, white obelisk that is one of the most dramatic buildings on the Washington skyline and one of the most popular attractions on the National Mall.

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