Harold Washington Statue Vandalized on South Side

The statue was damaged and the dedication plaque was stolen

By Alexandra
|  Sunday, Jan 20, 2013  |  Updated 5:47 PM CDT
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Harold Washington Statue Vandalized on South Side

The statue of the late Chicago mayor was damaged and the front panel was stolen.

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Police are asking for help finding the offenders responsible for damaging and stealing a portion of a Harold Washington Statue in Bronzeville.

The statue of the late Chicago Mayor was damaged and the front panel was stolen Saturday evening outside the Harold Washington Cultural Center at 4701 S. King Drive, according to a community alert from Area Central Detectives. The stolen panel contained a dedication plaque.

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

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