Naked Donald Trump statue taken down quickly in Cleveland Heights

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CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio-- It's a 7' statue of a naked Donald Trump that was put up on the corner of Coventry and Euclid Heights at around 11:30 Thursday.

Around the same time four other statues were put up in other cities around the country.

Cleveland Heights police arrived shortly after the statue went up.

According to the report, officers found the foam statue partially glued to the sidewalk in front of the Huntington Bank building.

Officers put the statue on the ground and eventually covered it with a sheet but not before dozens of people got a good look.

The statue was one of five put up in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle and Cleveland by the group Indecline.

They use art as a form of protest. A Cleveland native, who goes by the name Ginger, created the statues back in the spring and hand-made each one.

In a statement the group says they knew that the naked Trumps would be removed quickly.

But they say fleeting glimpses people were able to get of the statues is symbolic because of what they call the country's fleeting brush with a Trump candidacy.

While the Cleveland Height’s statue didn’t make it an hour, others in San Francisco and Seattle were up long enough for folks to take pictures.

Cleveland Heights removed the one in Coventry because it violated city laws about public displays interfering with pedestrian walkways.

The statue is in impound in Cleveland Heights and is being treated as found property and will be held for 30 days.

After that, the owners can claim it if they want it; they just can’t display it on the streets of Cleveland Heights again.

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