Asylum Point Lighthouse vandalized

The Asylum Point Lighthouse in Oshkosh has been vandalized, July 24, 2018. (Photo courtesy of Joe Priewe)

OSHKOSH (WLUK) -- Crews in Oshkosh spent some time removing graffiti off of an historic lighthouse Tuesday.

On Saturday, it was reported to the Winnebago County Sheriff's Office the Asylum Point Lighthouse was vandalized.

The parks department surveyed the damage Tuesday and was able to remove 95 percent of the damage carefully using a power washer.

Crews will return Wednesday to finish cleaning.

The sheriff's office is investigating the incident.

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