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On Saturday afternoon, a noose was found hanging from a lamppost outside the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, the Associated Press reported. The US Park Police is investigating the incident.
It was the third time in the past month that a noose has been found in or near one of the museums on the National Mall. On May 31, a noose was discovered inside the National Museum of African American History and Culture; on May 26, one was found near the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.