New Britain monument honoring Puerto Rican Army members vandalized

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A monument in New Britain honoring Puerto Rican members of the United States Army has been vandalized.

The monument located across from the New Britain Fire Department was spray-painted and its medallion was removed.

New Britain Mayor Erin Stewart has since tweeted: “I am beside myself that there are people in this community that can have such blatant disrespect for individuals who sacrificed their lives for our freedom. “

 

 

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