The famed statue of Hans Christian Andersen’s Little Mermaid, one of Copenhagen’s biggest tourist draws, has been vandalized with the text “racist fish.”
The words were tagged on the stone on which the oft-attacked 1.65-meter (5.4-foot)-high bronze is sitting at the entrance of the Copenhagen harbor.
No one has taken responsibility for the act, FOX News reported.
The statue was created in tribute to the Danish storyteller Andersen. According to the report, it is frequently targeted for acts of vandalism.
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