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At least 30 headstones damaged at Junction City cemetery

November 9, 2017

JUNCTION CITY, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say at least 30 headstones have been damaged at a cemetery in Junction City.

The Junction City Police Department wrote on its Facebook page that the vandalism happened either late Monday or early Tuesday at Highland Cemetery. The post described what happened as a “horrible act” and is asking anyone with information to come forward. The post says cash awards are available.

Photos posted on the Facebook page show several large, granite markers that have been broken off at their bases. The monuments’ upper potions can be seen face-down on the ground. Other smaller monuments also were broken off at their bases.

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