PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The battle over the controversial Frank Rizzo statue is now heading to court. The statue of the former Philadelphia mayor and police commissioner was removed from Thomas Paine Plaza last month during protests over police brutality.Delaware County Investigators Zeroing In On Person Of Interest In 32-Year-Old Cold Case Murder Of Tyra Waiters
Now, a group of Rizzo supporters is suing the city so they can get the statue.READ MORE: Philadelphia's Mayor, Police Commissioner Host Town Hall To Address Rise In Anti-Asian Hate Crimes
They say the city violated an agreement by removing it from public display.MORE NEWS: Police Searching For Suspect Accused Of Assaulting Bala Cynwyd 7-Eleven Worker
The monument is currently being held in storage.