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Posters featuring American soccer star Megan Rapinoe have been vandalized in a New York subway station in what police are investigating as a potential hate crime.
The posters inside Manhattan's Bryant Park subway station were defaced with the words 'sheman' and '**** this ho' on Monday.
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The vandal scrawled the graffiti over Rapinoe's forehead on more than six posters.
The posters have since been cleaned by the MTA.
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'Hate has no place in the transit system and we work hard to make the subway a welcoming, safe environment for everyone,' the MTA said.
'We referred this to NYPD which responded to investigate, our maintenance teams got the posters cleaned and we will have them replaced with new ones if necessary.'
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The NYPD's Hate Crime task force is investigating the vandalism.
The vandalism appeared just one day after Rapinoe and the U.S....
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