Statue at Spanish cathedral vandalised to look like Kiss's Eric Singer

Mail Online | 8/7/2018 | Natalia Penza In Spain For Mailonline
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Police are hunting a vandal who used a marker pen to turn a marble sculpture on one of the world's most famous cathedrals into Kiss drummer Eric Singer.

Officers launched their search after the musician's cat whiskers make-up appeared on the 12th century statue on the southern face of Santiago de Compostela cathedral in Spain's north west region of Galicia.

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The 'artist' wrote the word Kiss below to make sure his message was understood.

Authorities have branded the vandalism a 'cultural atrocity' and warned the mystery offender they could be fined up to £133,000 if caught.

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Police are analysing CCTV footage to see if they can identify the culprit, believed to have struck in the early hours of Monday morning.

The regional government's Head of Culture Roman Rodriguez vowed: 'We will do everything we can to track down the person responsible for this authentic atrocity.'

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Daniel Lorenzo, director of the Cathedral Foundation which was set up in 2008, said the markings would have to be removed using lasers to avoid damaging the statue.

Police tweeted a photo showing the vandalism after it was discovered...
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