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Lincoln Memorial vandalized early Friday morning

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (WAVE) - Until further notice, The Lincoln Memorial will be closed pending an investigation by the U.S. Park Police.

 An act of vandalism was discovered at the memorial Friday morning. A visitor discovered the vandalism inside the chamber around 1:30 a.m. and reported it to police.

According to a U.S. Park Police spokesperson, green paint was splattered on the statue and on the floor around the statue.

Police tape now ropes off the chamber to the memorial. There is no word on when the memorial chamber will reopen.

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