Flags of Remembrance in Dunnville vandalized; police seek suspects

Flags of Remembrance in Dunnville vandalized; police seek suspects
DUNNVILLE—The Flags of Remembrance display at Wingfield Park in Dunnville has been the target of theft and vandalism, inspiring members of the community to keep a watchful eye over the site at night to try and deter further crimes from taking place. —Haldimand Press photo by Mike Renzella.

By Mike Renzella

The Haldimand Press

DUNNVILLE—Following a well-attended inaugural ceremony on September 11, 2021, the Flags of Remembrance display, housing 128 flags in honour of military veterans and first responders, has been the target of vandalism and theft.

One custom plaque, five flags, and three poles have been stolen so far, according to one of the organizers of the display, Brent O’Connor.

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