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Someone Drew A Penis On A Banksy Mural And The Police Are Now Investigating

Can people please stop drawing penises on everything?

Posted on October 13, 2014, at 6:23 a.m. ET

Police have launched an investigation after a penis was spray-painted on to a Banksy mural in Folkstone, Kent.

PA Wire/Press Association Images Gareth Fuller

The work "Art Buff", is in Payers Park, and originally showed an elderly woman with her hands behind her back admiring an empty plinth.

Kent Online said the vandalism was first noticed on Saturday evening.
PA Wire/Press Association Images Gareth Fuller

Kent Online said the vandalism was first noticed on Saturday evening.

However, the damage was not permanent, because council staff erected a perspex cover over the mural shortly after it appeared last month.

Kent Online said the offending penis was cleaned off the cover using specialist equipment.The report quoted a Kent police spokesman as saying: "Kent police was called at 8pm on Sunday 12 October to a report of criminal damage in Rendezvous Street, Folkestone."It was reported artwork on a wall had been painted on. Officers attended the scene and enquiries are ongoing."
PA Wire/Press Association Images Gareth Fuller

Kent Online said the offending penis was cleaned off the cover using specialist equipment.

The report quoted a Kent police spokesman as saying: "Kent police was called at 8pm on Sunday 12 October to a report of criminal damage in Rendezvous Street, Folkestone.

"It was reported artwork on a wall had been painted on. Officers attended the scene and enquiries are ongoing."

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