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Harold Washington Statute Defaced In Bronzeville

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The front panel of the statute was stolen outside the Harold Washington Cultural Center at 4701 S. King Drive, according to a community alert from Area Central detectives. (Credit: Chicago Police Dept.)

The front panel of the statute was stolen outside the Harold Washington Cultural Center at 4701 S. King Drive, according to a community alert from Area Central detectives. (Credit: Chicago Police Dept.)

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CHICAGO (STMW) — The statue of the late Chicago Mayor Harold Washington was damaged when the front panel containing the dedication plaque was stolen Saturday evening in the Bronzeville neighborhood.

The front panel of the statute was stolen outside the Harold Washington Cultural Center at 4701 S. King Drive, according to a community alert from Area Central detectives.

Anyone who may have information should contact detectives at (312) 747-8380.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2013. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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