The Washington Post

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.

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