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Police: Iconic ‘Child of Ithaca’ statue vandalized in the Ithaca Commons

Authorities in Ithaca are currently investigating vandalism to the ‘Child of Ithaca’ statue that sits in the Ithaca Commons.

The statue features a woman sitting at a table with a cup in her hand.

Ithaca police say that video surveillance shows a man approach the statue, take the cup, and then run away.

He’s described as a white male around 20 years old with dark hair.

The cost to replace the cup is about $1,500. Ithaca police encourage anyone with information to contact them.
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