Louis Krauss, who shared video clip of the toppling, claimed there were at minimum 300 people collected at the scene.
“Following it toppled more than the statue broke into quite a few items, which were being then dragged across the plaza and dumped into the Internal Harbor,” Krauss explained to CNN.
The statue has stood by Little Italy for additional than 30 yrs and is the most recent to come down in recent months amid protests. Equally crowds of demonstrators and community orders have eliminated other tributes to Columbus, Confederate leaders and other controversial figures representing racist elements of America’s heritage.
“I assistance Baltimore’s Italian-American group and Baltimore’s indigenous local community,” the statement reported. “I cannot, having said that, assistance Columbus.”
CNN has arrived at out to the Baltimore Law enforcement Office for comment.
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