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Vandals Target Headstones at Winnipeg Cemetery

May 14, 2014 1:25 PM | News

Cemetery Vandalism

Winnipeg police are investigating after about 20 headstones were knocked over at a McPhillips Street cemetery. (STAN MILOSEVIC / CHRISD.CA)

Cemetery Vandalism

Damage caused at a cemetery in Winnipeg last week is under investigation. (STAN MILOSEVIC / CHRISD.CA)

Several headstones at a McPhillips Street cemetery were knocked over last week and Winnipeg police are investigating to find those responsible.

The vandalism occurred at Hebrew Sick Benefit Cemetery between the afternoon of May 9 and 8:30 a.m. on May 11. Approximately 20 headstones were vandalized at the Hebrew cemetery, in which an estimated $40,000 to $60,000 in damage was sustained.

Anyone with information is asked to contact investigators at (204) 986-2848 or Crime Stoppers at (204) 786-TIPS (8477).

— Staff