Veterans’ graves in West Bridgewater were vandalized, police say

Tombstones were tipped over and American flags, candles, personal plaques, and insignias were knocked down, according to police.

Plymouth County Deputy Sheriff Michael Coffey dusted a toppled gravestone for prints at Pleasant Hill Cemetery.
Plymouth County Deputy Sheriff Michael Coffey dusted a toppled gravestone for prints at Pleasant Hill Cemetery. –George Rizer for The Boston Globe

Police say the memorials of about a dozen veterans at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in West Bridgewater were vandalized, just days before Veterans Day, reports The Boston Globe.

Tombstones were tipped over and American flags, candles, personal plaques, and insignias were knocked down, according to police.

While vandalism has occurred at the cemetery before, it was never aimed at veterans, police said.

Read the full story in the Globe.

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