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Police Investigating Vandalism to Controversial Wellesley College Statue

"The Sleepwalker" gained national notoriety when it was installed earlier this year.

"The Sleepwalker," a statue at Wellesley College, was vandalized this week. Credit: WHDH/7News
"The Sleepwalker," a statue at Wellesley College, was vandalized this week. Credit: WHDH/7News
Police are investigating an act of vandalism to a controversial Wellesley College statue.

WHDH/7News reported someone sprayed yellow paint all over it and three other spots around campus.

The statue depicts a man in his underwear sleepwalking. It was installed earlier this year and gained national notoriety, with some calling it inappropriate.

The Boston Globe reported campus police are investigating the vandalism.

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