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UPDATE: Juvenile arrested for damaging war monument in Janesville

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UPDATE: A juvenile is arrested for damaging a monument at the Walk of Honor in Janesville, Wisconsin. 

During a follow-up investigation, Janesville Police say a citizen was able to lead officers to the people responsible. 

Officer Katzenmeyer tracked down everyone who was there at the time of the damage and took statements. 

That led to the arrest of a juvenile for intentionally causing damage to the statue. Janesville Police say the case is officially closed. 


The Janesville Police Department is looking for who is responsible for damaging a war monument in the city.

The monument at the Walk of Honor on the north side of Traxler Park had its rifle broken off and left at the scene.

Anyone with information about how the war monument was damaged or who damaged it is asked to call Janesville Police at 608-755-3100 or Crime Stoppers at 608-756-3636.

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