Pittsburgh police are investigating and asking the community to find the suspect involved after American flags were torn down and burned at a war memorial in the city’s Garfield neighborhood.
Police said the burning happened at the foot of The Garfield War Memorial, a memorial honoring veterans of World War II, as well as the Korean War, and Vietnam War.
They said the suspect tore down two American flags, put them on a pile of leaves, doused them with lighter fluid and set them on fire. The memorial itself was not damaged.
Pittsburgh police said the incident happened around 5 a.m. on Oct. 15. If you have any information, you’re asked to give them a call.