Lunar New Year ox statue vandalized in San Francisco, missing a horn

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Thursday, February 18, 2021

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Someone vandalized a Lunar New Year statue of an ox in San Francisco's Union Square.

The colorful statue is now missing one of its horns.

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San Francisco police say they are investigating the vandalism, which happened Sunday night, close to midnight.

Tuesday, we asked San Francisco Mayor London Breed about the numerous incidents recently that have targeted the Asian American community. She says it is a much bigger issue than just the attacks.

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The San Francisco Police department is asking for help in tracking down those responsible for vandalizing the ox statue.

They ask that anyone with any information about this incident to contact the SFPD at 415.575.4444 or text a tip to TIP411 and begin the message with SFPD. You may remain anonymous.