Monument In Catholic Cemetery In Watertown Vandalized

WATERTOWN (CBS) — A monument in Watertown’s Catholic Mount Auburn Cemetery has been vandalized.

Police say that someone entered the cemetery and defaced the Father Doherty Monument with red spray paint.

monument Monument In Catholic Cemetery In Watertown Vandalized

Catholic monument sprayed with red graffiti. (Photo credit: The Archdiocese of Boston)

The cemetery is operated by the Archdiocese of Boston.

catholic monument Monument In Catholic Cemetery In Watertown Vandalized

Monument defaced in Catholic Mount Auburn Cemetery. (Photo credit: Archdiocese of Boston)

Spokesman Father Terry Donilin says work to clean the monument has been going on since Wednesday.

Mount Auburn Cemetery reports that the Father Doherty monument is the only one to be sprayed with paint.

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