BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Bennington’s Black Lives Matter street mural was vandalized and police are looking for three juveniles suspected of defacing it.
The vandalism happened Wednesday evening and members of the public mopped away the chalk-like graffiti the same night, the Bennington Banner reported.
Some of the painted letters had been crossed out and others written over including with an expletive, and “White Lives Matter,” “All Lives Matter” and its abbreviation, “ALM,” were also written around the original text, the newspaper reported.
Two women and one man were caught on surveillance video, police said.
“Bennington Police condemn this type of behavior,” the police department said in a news release. No permanent damage was done to the mural, police Lt. Camillo Grande said.
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