Black Lives Matter sculpture of Jen Reid removed from Colston plinth

The sculpture of protester has been taken to a museum for artist Marc Quinn to collect, says Bristol city council

The sculpture of a Black Lives Matter protester that replaced Edward Colston in Bristol has been removed just 24 hours after it went up.

Photographs showed contractors using ropes and a crane to secure the statue of Jen Reid, who had been photographed standing on the plinth with a raised fist on the day the figure of slave trader Colston was removed, at about 5.20am on Thursday morning.

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