Police: LGBTQ flag stolen, replaced with Confederate flag at Blacksburg church

Police in Blacksburg say an LGBTQ Pride flag was stolen and replaced with a Confederate flag over the weekend. 

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On Saturday, Aug. 7, police opened a larceny/intimidation investigation after the flags were switched at the Wesley United Methodist Campus Ministry. 

The case has been assigned to the Criminal Investigations Unit and is an ongoing investigation. 

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If you have any information about the crime, you're asked to contact the Blacksburg Police Department at (540) 443-1400. You can also remain anonymous by calling the Blacksburg Police Tip Line at (540) 961-1819 or by emailing ciu@blacksburg.go