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Man faces charge in damaging of Uncle Sam statue

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Uncle Sam was decapitated during a one-sided fight with a group of hooligans in Troy early Sunday morning. The fiberglass American icon statue now rests in two pieces in a Troy police evidence locker while one of his alleged assailants sits in jail. At approximately 2:45 a.m. Sunday. Sgt. Matthew Montanino saw a group of youths at the statue on Broadway between Church and Third Street. The group broke up and fled as Montanino approached, ...

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