Most Read: Local

Crime Scene
Posted at 08:44 AM ET, 09/24/2012

Flag stolen from Va. war memorial

RICHMOND, Va. — Capitol Police are looking for the person or persons who stole an American flag from the Virginia War Memorial in Richmond.

The theft occurred sometime between 3 a.m. and 4 a.m. Sunday.

Memorial marketing director Jeb Hockman tells media outlets that someone cut the rope that attached the flag to the pole. The flag cost about $150.

By The Associated Press  |  08:44 AM ET, 09/24/2012


Read what others are saying

    © 2011 The Washington Post Company