PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Officials are investigating after the police memorial on Pittsburgh’s North Shore was vandalized.


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On Wednesday, the Law Enforcement Officers Memorial was spray-painted with what appears to be the word “deceit,” spelled incorrectly, in white paint on the base of the monument.

(Photo Credit: Tim Lawson/KDKA)

(Photo Credit: Tim Lawson/KDKA)

The rest of the statue seemed to be untouched.

Pittsburgh Public Works crews moved in Thursday morning to start removing the paint.

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(Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Tim Lawson)

(Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Tim Lawson)

Earlier this week, Pittsburgh Department of Public Works crews had to remove red paint from the World War I Memorial in Lawrenceville.

Police are not saying if the vandalism cases are connected.

No arrests have been made.

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Stay with KDKA for more on this developing story.