Officials: Almost two-dozen American flags stolen from cemetery home to thousands of veterans

Posted: Updated:
JERSEY CITY -

Officials in Jersey City say around two-dozen American flags were stolen from a cemetery.

The incident happened Sunday at Historic Harsimus Cemetery.

According to officials, the flags were taken from the fencing along the cemetery.

Officials say the flags have since been replaced.

Thousands of veterans are buried in the cemetery, home to soldiers from the Revolutionary War through Desert Storm.

sorry to interrupt
your first 20 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 20 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 20 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login or create an account to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."