Fall River Police Arrest Two for Iwo Jima Memorial Vandalism
FALL RIVER (WBSM) — Fall River Police have arrested two juveniles in connection with last month’s vandalism of the city’s Iwo Jima War Memorial.
The memorial is located in Fall River’s Bicentennial Park and honors those who fought in one of the most significant battles of World War II.
In addition, police also released video footage of the incident, which occurred on January 27.
Today, detectives assigned to the Major Crimes Division identified, arrested and charged two 17-year-old males in connection. They are charged with vandalizing a war or veterans’ memorial.
Detectives are also in the process of identifying the remaining individuals that were involved in the vandalism.
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