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Borger, Texas police investigating burning of American flags


The Borger Police Department is investigating the theft and burning of several American flags in the city late Sunday night or early Sunday morning.

Boy Scout troop 507 had placed American flags around Borger for the Columbus Day holiday.

Several of the flags were stolen and three of them were set up on Yows street. Once the flags were placed in the street, they were set on fire.

The burnt flags have been recovered and returned to the scouts for a respectful retirement.

Anyone with information on this crime is asked to please contact the Borger Police Department so that appropriate charges can be filed.



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