Vandal rips down a dozen American flags, bends poles in Centerville

A dozen Centerville residents awoke to their American flag poles bent, knocked over and some flags ripped off their poles.

Centerville police are investigating the criminal damaging complaints made early Friday morning.

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Police discovered 12 bent flag poles on the west side of Sheehan Rd. in the 9700 block.

Police said it appears someone walking north on the street during the night pulled down the flag poles which had been erected in private yards in honor of Memorial Day.

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Centerville Police do not have a suspect in the criminal damaging case.

If you have information, contact Centerville Police at 937-433-7661.

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