Washington Monument Vandalized With Paint, Obscenities, Man Arrested

  • The Washington Monument in Washington D.C. is temporarily closed after a man vandalized the monument with red paint and obscenities on Tuesday.
  • The male suspect allegedly splashed the base of the national landmark with red paint and then wrote “Have u been f—ked by this” with an arrow pointing upwards and “gov says tough sh-t.”
  • “The United States Park Police has an adult male in custody for vandalizing the base of the Washington Monument with paint,” the United States Park Police said in a statement.