Mystery in Philadelphia after someone knocks a historic 7 foot tall statue into the Schuylkill River

Mail Online | 10/2/2018 | Reporter
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Mystery surrounds wanton vandalism that saw a 7ft 4in bronze statue, that had stood for almost a century, pushed into a river near Philadelphia.

The Thorfinn Karlsefni statue was found submerged in the murky Schuylkill river on Tuesday morning.

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The figurine which features the Icelandic explorer thought to have visited America more than a millennium ago, has stood along the river for nearly 100 years.

So far it remains unclear who pulled the bronze off its granite base and then dragged it into the river.

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Philadelphia police were called to the banks river at around 2:30am.

Cops stopped by to take photos of the surveillance video that might give clues as to who is responsible for the damage. Six to seven...
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