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American Flags Stolen From Putnam County Archives

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COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Police are investigating the theft of three American flags from the Putnam County Archives building.

Someone broke into the building on S. Dixie Avenue in Cookeville last Thursday, vandalized three flag poles and then took off with three large American flags.

A cleaning crew noticed someone had forced their way into the building overnight and they immediately notified police.

A search of property nearby has not turned up any discarded flags.

Extra patrols have been ordered for the area.

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