Someone splattered paint on the sculpture on Sunday morning around 10 a.m., the third day the sculpture was on display in Union Square.
Both statues were marked with a tag promoting a white nationalist hate group, authorities said.
On Wednesday, the NYPD shared surveillance photos of the alleged mask smasher, who they believe used a hammer to more efficiently break the sturdy subway glass.
Pro-life activists lead "drive-by painting" of Black Lives Matter murals across NYC.
You can see the suspect throw red paint on the mural, and then awkwardly run away from the scene.
A man reportedly threw red paint on the BLM mural before fleeing the scene.
Estimates on how much repairing the damage could cost ranged from $15,000 to $150,000
A Chinatown protest display with messages of support for pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong has been vandalized a second time in less than a week.
'This is why we can't have nice dystopian capitalist data harvesting things.'
The NYPD Hate Crime Unit is investigating anti-Semitic graffiti that was scrawled on a poster of Ruth Bader Ginsburg inside a Brooklyn subway station this week.
Now that the full L train shutdown plan appears to be dead in the water, some are asking why the bike lanes need to stay given the changed circumstances.
Police have arrested a 28-year-old Bushwick man for allegedly vandalizing two angels stationed outside a Catholic church.
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