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Herky statue on University of Iowa campus damaged

by KIX101.1 /1230 KFJB News Department posted May 12 2014 10:04AM

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — University of Iowa police are investigating after finding a Herky statue vandalized Friday.

The "Reflections of U" Herky had its fiberglass legs shattered below the knees, leaving only steel rebar attaching the statue to its one-ton concrete base on the north end of the school's Pentacrest.

Herky, the hawk, is the mascot of the Iowa Hawkeyes.

Iowa City Area Crime Stoppers is offering up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest.

The Cedar Rapids artist who created the statue, Kim O'Meara, will determine whether it can be repaired.

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05/12/2014 9:58AM
Herky statue on University of Iowa campus damaged
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