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Police: Protesters Throw Red Paint On Central Park Statues, Deface Property In Midtown

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) -- A group of protesters allegedly threw red paint on statues leading into Central Park on Thursday night.

Police say the crowd marched up Eighth Avenue, defacing property.

They also spray-painted the back of a bus with black paint and defaced the outside of a restaurant, police said.

Six people were arrested, but it's unclear what charges they face.

There's no word on who the group was or what they were protesting.

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