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By David Pan 

Vandals deface Point Elliott Treaty monument

Bronze plaque also is missing


Last updated 11/11/2020 at 12:29pm

Photo courtesy of Mukilteo Police

The Point Elliott Treaty monument was defaced with graffiti and the bronze plaque stolen.

Vandals defaced the 1931 monument commemorating the signing of the Point Elliott Peace Treaty, and the bronze plaque also is missing.

Mukilteo Police received word from city staff Oct. 13 on the damage to the stone structure located at Third Street and Lincoln Avenue near Rosehill Community Center.

Graffiti was spray painted on the monument, though public works staff has since removed it.

The letters at the top of the structure are known to be a shorthand message about police, according to Mukilteo Detective John Ernst.

The suspect or suspects also wrote an expletive and also made reference...

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