OLEAN, NY –- Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the person or persons responsible for defacing a veterans memorial on March 10.

According to Olean police, red and blue paint ball marks were found on the face of the Veterans Memorial in War Veterans Park, which is located at the corner of East State and Front streets. 

Police said the incident occurred late on March 10 or early in the morning on March 11. The paint ball marks have been removed. 

Individuals who have any additional information about the incident should call 716-376-5677. Those who would like to keep information confidential should call 716-376-5673.