The controversy over Columbus Day led to anti-Columbus messages discovered in Buffalo. Someone put a plastic bag over the city's Christopher Columbus statue and wrote that Columbus was a slaver and rapist in chalk near the statue.

The controversy over Columbus Day led to anti-Columbus messages in Buffalo, New York. This news comes to us from our news partner, News10NBC's, sister station in Buffalo, WGRZ.

Someone put a plastic bag over that city's Christopher Columbus statue. WGRZ says that they wrote “Columbus was a slaver and a rapist" in chalk near the statue.

Critics say Columbus didn't discover America. They argue he found a land where Native Americans lived.

At this time, no one person nor group is claiming responsibility.