HERRIN, Ill. (WJPF) — Herrin’s Doughboy statue has been vandalized.

It happened Thursday night.

Witnesses reported seeing teenagers throwing rocks at the granite base of the statue. A bronze plaque was also damaged.

The statue, honoring World War One veterans, was restored in 2018 after years of fundraising.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Herrin Police at (618) 942-4132

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