Bo Schembechler statue on U-M campus defaced with red paint

Michigan

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A statue on the University of Michigan campus of legendary football coach Glenn “Bo” Schembechler has been vandalized and a message supporting sexual assault victims of a former sports doctor scrawled on the steps beneath it.

The Detroit Free Press reports that a crew is removing red paint splattered on the statue outside the Ann Arbor school’s football building.

The university said Wednesday that the vandalism is being investigated.

A report by a law firm hired by U-M found that officials including Schembechler failed to stop the late Dr. Robert Anderson, despite reports in the 1970s that he sexually assaulted student athletes.

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