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UPDATE: Police arrest minor for damaging war monument in Janesville

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UPDATE (WKOW) -- Police have identified the person believed to be responsible for damaging a war monument in Janesville.

Janesville police say a minor has been arrested for intentionally damaging the statue in Traxler Park. On April 9, police found a rifle on the Walk of Honor had been broken off and left at the monument. 

Police say a citizen report led officers to the people involved in the incident. The young person is being referred for a charge of criminal damage to property. 


JANESVILLE (WKOW) -- Police in Janesville are looking for the person or people who damaged a war monument.

Officers with the Janesville Police Department say they found out about the damage at the Walk of Honor in Traxler Park earlier this week. Police say the monument's rifle was broken off, but was left on site.

Anyone with information about the damage should call Janesville Police at 608-755-3100.

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