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Police investigating statue case

Updated: August 10, 2013, 12:08 AM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- The reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction of those responsible for defacing a statue of Jackie Robinson in New York with swastikas and hate speech is now $50,000.

The Jackie Robinson Foundation says Friday it has received two donations totaling $40,000. The Daily News has offered $10,000 for information in the case.

On Wednesday, the words "Heil Hitler," an expletive and racist epithets were discovered scrawled on the statue in black marker. The statute ...

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