Frederick Douglass statue toppled in Rochester park

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Police are investigating after a statue of Frederick Douglass in Rochester’s Aqueduct Park was toppled Wednesday.

Investigators say they do not know how or why the statue was removed from its base. The City of Rochester’s Special Services department collected the statue.

Similar Frederick Douglass statues around Rochester have been vandalized in recent years.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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