4 youths charged in Madisonville American flag theft

4 youths charged in Madisonville American flag theft

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The 60' by 30' flag. The 60' by 30' flag.

MADISONVILLE (WATE) - Madisonville police have made four arrests in the theft of a local American flag.

Police announced Tuesday that four juveniles had been charged for stealing a large flag from a local veteran's memorial.

The 60 ft. by 30 ft. flag was discovered missing on May 27. It was recovered a few days later at a home on Highway 360 in Tellico Plains.

All four juveniles have been arrested and charged with theft, criminal conspiracy and desecration of a flag.

They are scheduled to be in court next month.

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